I don't have a very quick sense of humor.
Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices.
It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.
The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
In fact, there's a lot to legitimately hate about pro sports and the way they are conducted.
Forty years ago this country went down a rabbit hole in Vietnam and millions died. I fear we're going down a rabbit hole once again - and if people can stop and think and reflect on some of the ideas and issues in this movie, perhaps I've done some damn good here!
It would be a joy for me if someone who was working with me became a big success.
A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt.
You can't do opera when already from the 10th row you can only see little dolls on the stage. In such an enormous space you can't put much faith in the personal presence of the individual singer, which is reflected in facial expressions, among other things.
We associate the North Atlantic with cod. The motto of Newfoundland used to be 'In cod we trust.' It was a joke, but it was essentially true. But there is no cod anymore. And that's extraordinary. It's all because of either greed or politics - Canadian politics.
Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.
I wish that there were more stringent laws to make guns sold anywhere that they're legal harder to get.
AARP knows the future is bright for a generation that's going to remain healthy and vital for 10, 20, 30, 40 more years. AARP has the information and resources people need throughout their process of reinvention.
Honest to God, all my life I have had such a fear of spiders. In fact, I use to have a reoccurring dream about one. Very clearly, it was black with a red head. It would sit up in the corner of the bedroom and when it started getting closer, I would wake up in a panic.
You totally value and respect your body as you get older.
I think the way to change it is to handle issues individually when it's essential to do so.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music.
Fatigue is the best pillow.
If God existed, and if He cared for humankind, He would never have given us religion.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The world dominion of western thought, forms of organisation, technology and military force is not God-given, nor eternal, nor greatly appreciated by the rest of the world.
A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics.
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee
I started getting into Internet technologies and computers. I wasn't especially interested in being a musician, but I wound up finding my way back to being interested in music through computers.
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
Everybody looks like clones and the only people you notice are my age. I don't notice anybody unless they look great, and every now and again they do, and they are usually 70.
This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God.
What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship.
I don't work very much, and I just sit here waiting for a script that I can't refuse - and I'm not talking about money.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
My comedy is for children from three to 93. You do need a slightly childish sense of humour and if you haven't got that, it's very sad.
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.
It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.
I could easily exist on less money, but I like the way I live now.
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