We, My Lords, May Thank Heaven That We Have Something Better Than Out Brains To Depend On.
We, my Lords, may thank Heaven that we have something better
than out brains to depend on.
-- Lord Chesterfield to the House of Lords
The cure for admiring the House Of Lords is to go and look at it. BAGEHOT
Great families of yesterday we show, And lords, whose parents were the Lord knows who.
-- Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) -- The True-Born Englishman, Part i, Line 1...
Pain -- Finally something we can depend on.
Time Lords say, "Go ahead, make my yesterday".
You are a Time Lord, a Lord of Time. Are there Lords in such a small domain?
-- Captain Striker, Enlightenme...
But, oh ye lords of ladies intellectual, Inform us truly,--have they not henpeck'd you all?
-- Lord Byron (1788-1824) -- Don Juan, Canto i, Stanza 22...
Never hold anyone by the button or the hand in order to be heard ou
for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue than them....
When the Time Lords find him, he'll wish you had killed him. -- War Lord, The War Game
A mind not to be chang'd by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should be, all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater?...