Our scars remind us of our past, they do not define our future.

proverb, falsely attributed to Mark Twain – born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, American writer (1835-1910)


There are only a few activities from which I derive intense pleasure, and speaking is not one of them.

attributed to Sir Winston L. Churchill – British politician, 1940-45 and 1951-55 Prime Minister, Nobel Prize in literature 1953 (1874-1965)