"If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come." - Raymond Chandler, American writer of detective fiction, 1888-1959
"I am sure no man in England will take away my life to make you King."
said to his brother, James II.
- Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1660-85, 1630-85
"To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German." - attributed to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor from 1519-56 and King of Spain from 1516-58, 1500-58