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"The education of a man is never completed until he dies."
Robert E. Lee
"No, it's a B-flat. It looks wrong and it sounds wrong, but it's right."
Ralph Vaughan Williams
"Keep what is worth keeping
And with the breath of kindness
Blow the rest away."
Dinah Mulock Craik
"Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise."
"Some feminists feel that a woman should never be wrong. We have a right to be wrong."
"Oh, Mr. President, do not let so great an achievement suffer from any taint of legality."
Philander C. Knox
US senator (PA)
, on the acquisition of the Panama Canal
"When you want to make men good and wise, free, moderate, generous, you are led inevitably to the desire of killing them all."
"I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into our neighborhood after dark."
US comic, activist
"Jewelry takes people's minds off your wrinkles."
Norwegian skater, actress
"A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer."
US Secretary of State
"Many things made me become a vegetarian, among them, the higher food yield as a solution to world hunger."
US singer, songwriter