Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.

That's going to keep them high through the spring.

Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.

The recent hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico highlighted that crude oil prices are following those of gasoline and other refined products. Given our analysis that shows global refining capacity only increasing by 4.3 million bpd (5%) by 2010, we expect this pattern to continue in the coming years, supporting high prices.

Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.

Most people believe that the longer you let these things go, the more likely you are to have something go wrong.

To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature; to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts.

While sanctions would be aimed at coercing Iran to abandon its nuclear testing program, the world is reliant on Iran continuing to export crude oil into the global markets in order to keep prices from rising, which is a point that Iranian officials have been quick to make.

God makes all things good; man meddles with them and they become evil.

Although some member countries have signaled an interest in reducing the cartel's production output target of 28 million b/d due to concerns of oversupply, a reduction is unlikely, in our view, given the current high crude oil prices, which have gained $5/bbl this year primarily as a result of a geopolitical risk in Iran and Nigeria.

As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State 'What does it matter to me?' the State may be given up for lost.

If you take a look at the supply-demand fundamentals in the world, there's not a lot of excess supply available or much coming on line.

We maintain our overweight rating on the integrated oil sector, believing that the stocks are only pricing in, on average, a $41-a-barrel crude oil price.

He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.

The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.

The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.

Refiners had every incentive to get back up because there was a lot of money to be made.