“I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence.”

Shirin Ebadi

“A well ordered mind is one that can tolerate being in its own company.”

The Stoic Emperor

“A trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so.”

Arthur Conan Doyle

“I care much more about saving the lives of mothers and babies than I do about a fancy museum somewhere.”

Melinda Gates

“So: we’re all tired. Now what? Manuscripts written in Club Med?”

Brian Ferneyhough

“Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.”

Thomas Carlyle