Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.
And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe.
Clifford D. Simak
The best scary movies have great humor in them and a great story.
The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
It is hard to know how many people do, but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers, nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom that our forefathers had.
Martin took the same course, thinking as he went, that perhaps the free and independent citizens, who in their moral elevation, owned the colonel for their master, might render better homage to the goddess, Liberty, in nightly dreams upon the oven of a Russian Serf.
Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances.
There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap.
Billie Joe Armstrong
Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool.
Like many of you, I've always been slightly obsessed with vampires, dating back to the prime-time series 'Dark Shadows,' which I followed avidly as a kid.
I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States.
Ooh, tu tens um ar muito mais saboroso que o Crabbe e o Goyle, Harry
Too much truth is uncouth.
Franklin P. Adams
My Dad is my hero.
Harry Connick, Jr.
It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
I was married when I was 17. I knew nothing. I was full of romance.
A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine
The way he looked at you. I got it then. He loved you, and it was killing him. He won't get over you, Clary, he can't.
In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
God's desire is that we excel.
Actors always talk about taking their work home and I always think: 'What are you on? You just turn it off. You are at work and then you go home.'
Pound's crazy. All poets are.... They have to be. You don't put a poet like Pound in the loony bin. For history's sake we shouldn't keep him there.
I think that obviously, there is a perverse attraction to a fundamentally changed world or the end of the world. There is a death wish, a perverse death wish. Not just for ourselves, not just for the movie 'Death Wish,' but for the end of all human life.
I try to live life so that I can live with myself.
My duty as a teacher is to train, educate future programmers.
You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine.
The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
My friends, remember this, that there are no weeds, and no worthless men, there are only bad farmers.
I think Bonzo died. I dreamed about it last night. I remembered the way he looked after I jammed his face with my head. I think I must have pushed his nose back into his brain. The blood was coming out of his eyes. I think he was dead right then.
Orson Scott Card
Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.
Juan Antonio Samaranch
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.
To love beauty is to see light.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
It's that I don't like white paper backgrounds. A woman does not live in front of white paper. She lives on the street, in a motor car, in a hotel room.
Then we understand that rebellion cannot exist without a strange form of love. Those who find no rest in God or in history are condemned to live for those who, like themselves, cannot live; in fact, for the humiliated.
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