« Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. » – Marcus Tullius Cicero
- "There is not only an art, but an eloquence in… "There is not only an art, but an eloquence in it." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
- "If the truth were self-evident, eloquence… "If the truth were self-evident, eloquence would be unnecessary." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
- "Any friend that asks a great deal out of any… "Any friend that asks a great deal out of any other friend is not a friend at all, friendship should be done because you both want it.IT SHOULD BE DONE FOR FRIENDSHIP AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING." - Gary F Evans...
- Marcus Clarke – wilderness "Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, our flowers without perfume, our birds who cannot fly, and our beasts who have not yet learned to walk on all fours. But the dweller in the wilderness acknowledges the subtle charm of this fantastic land of monstrosities. He becomes familiar with the beauty of loneliness." ~Marcus Clarke, 1846-1881, writer, poet