Adrienne Clarkson
Adrienne Clarkson

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.

Alexandra Petri
Alexandra Petri

The worst thing that happens to you at college if you fail to get out of bed in time is that you will miss two hours of someone reading scintillating anecdotes about Medieval Ireland. The worst thing that happens to you in life if you fail to get out of bed in time is that you might lose your job as a first responder.

Alice Dreger
Alice Dreger

According to my mother, there pretty much wasn't anything I wouldn't eat as a child. Not just try, but eat. I was even inclined to dig into stuff about which she expressed open disgust - lobster and other shellfish, and cheap Chinese food with pepper so hot it made your gums feel like a medieval dentist had been at them.

Alissa Quart
Alissa Quart

Americans overall may live better than medieval aristocrats could dream of, but that means nothing when oligarchs live in the neighborhood next door, flaunting their luxurious homes and top-quality private schools.

Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber

I loved medieval architecture when I was very small; I don't know why.

Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber

They should go back to the medieval tradition, which is that the nave of the church is always used for local business.

Arne Glimcher
Arne Glimcher

Historically, art has always had a market. When one medieval fiefdom defeated another they would drag back its jewels, gold, tapestries and art objects as the spoils of war. Art equaled power, riches and culture.

Arthur Erickson
Arthur Erickson

We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town. We cannot comprehend its compactness, the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole.

Ashley Thomas
Ashley Thomas

I loved studying the Medieval world; that's why I love 'Game of Thrones.'

Catherine Hardwicke
Catherine Hardwicke

Back in medieval times, Victorian repression hadn't come in yet. People were bawdy and wild and more in touch with their true natures. If you look at the Bosch paintings or Bruegel, you see, when people are dancing, they're totally cutting loose.