I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Women should stop going for the bad guys, stop looking so far when the good ones are right there.
The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.
I just want to continue the success and be an athlete that is shown in a good light in New York City.
The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or to say a new thing in an old way.
Richard Harding Davis
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
Enrique Jardiel Poncela
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once.
Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promi
It's a funny relationship that makeup artists have. I always feel kind of like a dentist. People look at me and think of pain.
What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Any healthy man can go without food for two days -- but not without poetry.
But words came halting forth, wanting Invention's stay;
Sir Philip Sidney
Imagination decides everything.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one's self to others.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
From the very start of all of this, my mom has read the scripts first. And if she liked something, she let me read it. She told our agent what kinds of parts that we would want.
One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child.
For knowledge itself is power.latin: Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est.; always seen as Knowledge is power and appears inscribed on the wall of the north lobby of The Library of Congress (The Thomas Jefferson Building)
Francis Bacon, Meditationes sacr
No, I never had any dreams. The process of art is a dream in itself. The artist just doesn't... you work out something. It's yours. You don't have to go to sleep to do that. You do that on the canvas.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
The priest persuades a humble people to endure their hard lot, a politician urges them to rebel against it, and a scientist thinks of a method that does away with the hard lot altogether.
When your work speaks for itself, don
Henry J. Kaiser
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.quoted by Rex Seline in Fort Worth, Texas, Star-Telegram
Friendship has its illusions no less than love.
Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way.
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
The name Air Supply sort of came from nowhere. I get a lot of my things in dreams and I just had a dream about it one night, and I woke up and said that's just got to be the name. That was in 1975.
Leaders are the ones who keep faith with the past, keep step with the present and keep the promise to posterity.
Harold J. Seymore
Only the educated are free.
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
J. Russel Lynes
Judges don't age; time decorates them.
Fiat justitia et pereat mundus.Let justice be done, though the world perish.
I wanted to be a pilot. I loved flying and I loved all the technology and the equipment and the sense of adventure that came with it. I think that feeling still bleeds over into everything I do today.
We do not take humor seriously enough.
France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory.
Music is the soul of language.
Art is Art. Everything else is everything else.
I write in the morning from about eight till noon, and sometimes again a bit in the afternoon. In the morning I start off by going over what I had done the previous day, which my wife has happily typed up for me.
If you have three people in your life that you can trust, you can consider yourself the luckiest person in the whole world.
Sigmund Freud was the apostle of disbelief. He was the one who made psychoanalysis a part of our culture, and in so doing he kicked out a flying buttress that had been essential for holding up our cathedral of faith.
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