Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Italian authors
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long"
"It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it"
"Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed"
"He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command"
"Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil"
"God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us"
"For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against"
"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage"
"Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better"
"A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests"
"A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair"
"A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example"
"A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise"
"Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas"
"You can't pretend that everybody likes Versace. It would be boring. It's better to create a reaction than to create no reaction. That's dangerous"
"Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine"
"In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame"
"I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion"
"Fashion is not frivolous. I am a businesswoman, a very serious person"
"Sometimes big designers are afraid that people won't recognize them if they change that much"
"The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights"
"The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars"
"Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover"
"Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning"
"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour"
"I'm not a movie star. I'm just an actress"
"A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment"
"My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity"
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