In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
By : Helen Rowland
Parents - especially step-parents - are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
By : Anthony Powell
I'm not really good at retiring. I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house.
By : Tom Osborne
Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
By : Scott Hamilton
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
By : Oscar Wilde
We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future.
By : John Barton
Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose
By : A. E. Housman
If I've been here a long time, I think: I must go to London and speak to someone or see a bus.
By : Julian Clary
Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it's the things you don't do, and you get screwed.
By : Chuck Palahniuk
A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called.
By : Maria Monk