A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provided they come close together.
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
When you see a good move, look for a better one.
The south-west wind roaring in from the Atlantic…. is, I think the presiding genius of England.
on being asked which was his favorite chess piece
It does not really matter, as long as it is an extra one.
No man ever became extremely wicked all at once.
Harpists spend 90% of their time tuning their harps and 10% playing out of tune.
This is a great metaphor – I just haven’t worked out what for!