« An agile but unintelligent and abnormal German, possessed of the mania of grandeur » – Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
- "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us.… "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us. Normal fear motivates us to improve our individual and collective welfare; abnormal fear constantly poisons and distorts our inner lives. Our problem is not to be rid of fear but, rather to harness and master it." - Martin Luther King Jr.
- "An old man loved is a winter with flowers"… "An old man loved is a winter with flowers" - German Proverb
- Matthew Arnold "Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur." Matthew Arnold quotes
- "A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence… "A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence before they actually consider Iraq a threat. For example, France wants more evidence. And you know I'm thinking, the last time France wanted more evidence they rolled right through Paris with the German flag." - David Letterman