We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
American Declaration of Independence, 1776 – originally drafted by Jefferson
I’m a Barbie girl, in a Barbie world; Life in plastic, it’s fantastic.
How do you like ‘Cloudcuckooland’?
Aristophanes c.444 – 380 BC
‘Take my word for it, the silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool’ [Three and – an Extra]
‘For the female of the species is more deadly than the male’ [The Female of the Species]
‘But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: ‘It’s clever, but is it Art?’ [The Conundrum of the Workshops]
“Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand” – Aphra Behn (1640 – 1689)
“The whole is more than the sum of the parts” – Aristotle (384 – 322 B.C)
“O what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832)
“It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965)
30 December 2006