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Favourite Quote

On the shore of the wide world, I stand alone and think, till Love and Fame to nothingness do sink. - John Keats

 

I don't know whether I like it, but it is what I meant. - Ralph Vaughan Williams
 

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. - George Orwell
 

Life is made difficult for all of us, but we can always choose to make others' life easier. - Victor Chan


Dream is beautiful but also dangerous. Sometimes it is beautiful because of its danger. - David Ho-yi Chan

Therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. - John Donne

 

There is nothing new under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 1:9

A good composer does not imitate; he steals. - Igor Stravinsky
 

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Here on this lowly ground, teach me how to repent; for that's as good as if thou hadst seal'd my pardon with thy blood. - John Donne

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy - Psalm 126:5

The conductor's stand is not a continent of power, but rather an island of solitude. - Riccardo Muti