Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.
For years, I never knowingly went on a holiday. When I travelled, it was for work. Now I am a huge advocate, particularly to places which have amazing wildlife, such as Antarctica, India and Patagonia.
One cat leads to another.
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a standerby can judge of.
Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.
Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature.
So many people of color who made major contributions to American history have been trapped in the purgatory of history.
Henry Louis Gates
Those who love him love that he sells the most art they take it as a point of faith that this proves Kinkade is the best. But his fans don't only rely on this supply-and-demand justification. They go back to values.
History is the science of things which are not repeated.
So the Marine Corps really did teach me to conquer fear, and then to go for higher causes, higher purposes.
People are ready to say, 'Yes, we are ready for single-payer health insurance.' We are the only industrialized country in the world that does not have national health insurance. We are the richest in wealth and the poorest in health of all the industrial nations.
I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.
It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.
Reading a script is usually as exciting as reading a boilerplate legal document, so when you read one that makes you feel as if you're seeing the movie, you know it's something different.
Capitalism is war socialism is peace.
I do not believe that artists or actors and people should be out there like voicing their full-blown opinions on politics because, let's face it, at the end of the day, I'm not that smart of a guy.
And you don't want to always write about politics just for the sake of writing about politics.
Billie Joe Armstrong
'Strictly Business' is about a young black man who is learning about himself, and that applies to a lot of young black men, those who are trying to find jobs. This film gives them a good look at that situation.
Styles, like everything else, change. Style doesn't.
As the leader of twelve apostles, even Jesus had more executive experience than Obama.
I have too much money invested in sweaters.
90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I went onto reality TV as a business decision.
I think a dad has to make his daughter feel that he's genuinely interested in what she's going through.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Frankly I'm fairly boring or fairly busy. Between writing and family, I have little time for anything else.
In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not.
Samuel E. Morison
The bottom line is that musicians love to make music and always will.
What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.
It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.
My main point is to be funny if I can slip a message in there, fine.
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
We learned about gratitude and humility - that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean... and we were taught to value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect.
Sports are a microcosm of society.
Billie Jean King
Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.
Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded.
It's really hard for me to sometimes put myself out there, like 'Hey, how do you feel about making music together?' because maybe I'm afraid of rejection or I don't want to put anybody out. It's the Southerner in me, like, 'I don't mean to bother you but do you mind making a song?'
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
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