If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over.

By : Robert Grosseteste 0 Likes          


Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

By : Richard Ernst

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Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.

By : Alfred North Whitehead

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You will find the poet who wrings the heart of the world, or the foremost captain of his time, driving a bargain or paring a potato, just as you would do.

By : Rebecca H. Davis

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We African Americans have now spent the major part of the 20th Century battling racism.

By : Constance Baker Motley

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I had my first seizure, and I had to go in for heart surgery.

By : Carre Otis

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Getting our military back on stable footing won't happen overnight. We must start this process now, since future engagements are likely and allies are scarce.

By : Ellen Tauscher

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A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract.

By : Joseph Lancaster

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There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed

By : Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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The first time I sang with David Daniels... I had never performed with a countertenor before. That first time was magic, it was so beautiful. And he's such a great artist.

By : Cecilia Bartoli

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Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.

By : Tina Weymouth

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George Murphy tagged that name "Butch" on me years ago. We were all at a party and he went around tagging names on people that didn't fit them.

By : Cesar Romero

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The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting. The secret is not to look back.

By : Norman Rockwell

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