Silvio Berlusconi Quote
“I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.”
As quoted in: TIME (website), July 19, 2003, "10 Questions For Silvio Berlusconi"
Advice passed to the chess player and teacher Jack Collins while watching chess master Robert Byrne snip off his pawns
“The greatest compliment one can pay a master is to compare him with Capablanca.”
The Chess Companion, (Faber & Faber, 1970)
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
Born: September 29, 1936 (age 82)
Bio: Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician and media tycoon who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. Berlusconi is also the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owner of A.C. Milan.