To compose our character is our duty, not to compose books, and to win, not battles and provinces, but order and tranquility in our conduct. Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately.
I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
I was never a quick writer, but composed with great care and efforts.
I study history in order to give an interpretation.
God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment?
Nazism is politically embedded in our history and it is still there, spreading like an oil stain in a society that worships business.
Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see.
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
The good man is the teacher of the bad, And the bad is the material from which the good may learn. He who does not value the teacher, or greatly care for the material, is greatly deluded although he may be learned. Such is the essential mystery.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Faithfulness in the performance of small duties gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations that life will someday force us to make.
In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity.
I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
My masters are strange folk with very little care for music in them.
I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty. Some of the cops were even friends of ours. But a cop can go both ways.
During this period, with a series of excellent students, we further studied hyperon decays.
I'm a very caring person.