“When Pope Benedict asked Giotto to prove his worth as an artist Giotto drew a perfect circle, freehand. Perfection. It's a powerful message.”

Liev Schreiber as Dr. Ted Fielding in Sphere, 1998

“It is easy to be judged a success when luck runs with the fortunate son. But when adversity strikes, the true measure of a man percolates to the surface.”

Sean Parnell
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan

“[Robert E. Lee] had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people ever fought.”

Ulysses S. Grant