Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
Television is an excellent system when one has nothing to lose, as is the case with a nomadic and rootless country like the United States, but in Europe the affect of television is that of a bulldozer which reduces culture to the lowest possible denominator.
The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences.
Unless you have some goals, I don't think there's any way to get above the pack. My vision was always well beyond what I had any reason to expect.
The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much.
If you want to be a winner, hang around with winners
Christopher D. Furman
I saw a drummer play once when I was a kid and I thought, that's really cool. You know, you're moving. You're using your arms and fingers. So I tried it and I loved it.
I was very active in the peace movement, still am.
There is much to dislike about President Obama's approach to the financial crisis. But opposition, it seems, will have to come from somewhere other than conservatism. The party out of power is also a party out of touch.
It's been a fascinating thing because we didn't really know how to write when we started South Park at all. It's been like, we've just sort of grown up a bit and it's amazing to just see how, if you take Butters and Cartman and put them in any scene, it works.
I had a lot of anger because I wasn't happy with the way I had been raised.
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.
Fix'd like a plan on his peculiar spot, to draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.
Die and endow a college or a cat.
But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
For virtue's self may too much zeal be had; the worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
You beat your Pate, and fancy Wit will come: Knock as you please, there's no body at home.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does not have.
Encouragement from my high school teacher Patty Hart said 'you need to focus and theater might be your route out of here.' I created the program, went to college and graduate school and now here I am.
It is a fact that around the world the elites of every country are making money.
I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May '43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in '42 - even in my position. This aircraft didn't have any priority in design or production.
If you can lie, you can act, and if you can lie to crazy girlfriends, you can act under pressure.
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.
The highest-income Americans don't need tax-free health insurance, mortgage interest deductions or deferred taxation on retirement funds.
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about.
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
David Ogden Stiers
Sides are being divided now. It's very obvious. So if you're on the other side of the fence, you're suddenly anti-American. It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side.
Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
The thing about New York is you can leave your house without a plan and find the day. You can't do that in Los Angeles. You need to get in your car, all this, you can't just drive around like a lunatic. In New York, you can literally walk outside, and wind up anywhere.
Poetry is its own medium it's very different than writing prose. Poetry can talk in an imagistic sense, it has particular ways of catching an environment.
We live in a country that used to have a can-do attitude, and now we have a 'what-can-you-do-for-me?' attitude, and what I try to do is find ways that we can develop common ground.
Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice.
I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That's where I belong.
I believe in education and wish I had a better one.
We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.
It's amazing how stress keeps you trim.
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