Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
— Paulo Coelho

Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you.
Paul Wilkinson brilliant quote

To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.
— Oscar Wilde

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.
— Oscar Wilde

Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
— Voltaire