If I had the power I would insist
on all oratorios being sung in the costume of the period — with the
possible exception in the case of ‘The Creation’.
— Ernest Newman
Mr. Gladstone speaks to me as if
I were a public meeting.
— Queen Victoria
Heat, ma'am? It was so dreadful
here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh
and sit in my bones.
— Rev. Sydney Smith
The scientific theory I like best
is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline
— Mark Russell
How beautiful it is to do
nothing, and then rest afterward.
— Spanish Proverb