"Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness."
"It is surely harmful to souls to make it a heresy to believe what is proved."
Italian scientist, astronomer
"For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received."
"Music before all else,
and for that choose the irregular,
which is vaguer and melts better into the air..."
"Tell me about yourselfyour struggles, your dreams, your telephone number."
"Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you."
(father of Tony Sales and Hunt Sales)
"There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule."
"Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over."
US singer, rock'n'roll icon
(father of Lisa Marie)
"No wedding bells for me anymore. I've been happily married to my profession for years."
Dame Shirley Bassey
"The boy is not governed by don't, but is led by do."
English military, Boy Scouts founder
"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road."
"The question that is so clearly in many potential parents' minds: 'Why should we stunt our ambitions and impoverish our lives in order to be insulted and looked down upon in our old age?'"
Joseph A. Schumpeter
"Wherever you arebe all there."
"They've got only one guy who comes back from the dead. We've got millions."
, on "Passion of the Christ" vs. "Dawn of the Dead"
"A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books."
"When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter.
I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired
And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
And run my stick along the public railings
And make up for the sobriety of my youth."
"Basically it's the core story. About a guy having an affair with the mother of the girl he falls in love with."
US actor, writer
, on "The Graduate"