I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.

By : Russell Banks 0 Likes          


Don't listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it's what you want to do and it's within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life.

By : Jake Gyllenhaal

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In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing.

By : Clarence Clemons

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Nothing uniquely bad has happened to me in my personal life, but all the regular little bad things have accumulated to make me a neurotic person. And these adventures are my way of trying to make sense of that.

By : Jon Ronson

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If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up.

By : Lou Gerstner

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I feel with ELP that I wasn't making the most of my life and I wasn't making the most of my creativity. I was marking time. I don't want to do that. Life is to short.

By : Greg Lake

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I willingly took John Lennon's life. What I did was despicable.

By : Mark David Chapman

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Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.

By : Princess Diana

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I bet the worst part about dying is the part where your whole life passes before you.

By : Jane Wagner

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The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.

By : Horace Greeley

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As the scene of life would be more the cold emptiness of space than the warm, dense atmosphere of planets, the advantage of containing no organic material at all, so as to be independent of both these conditions, would be increasingly felt.

By : John Desmond Bernal

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I've been in pressure situations before. All my life it's been about pressure and having to get it done. Just because you say it publicly, it does not make me afraid of it or make me shy away from it.

By : Isaiah Thomas

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No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.

By : Jonathan Swift

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