One effect that the Nobel Prize seems to have had is that more Arabic literary works have been translated into other languages.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


We chose thirteen because that is the age that Elvis left to go to Memphis.

By : Henry Dodge

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I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.

By : Emeril Lagasse

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And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.

By : Albrecht Durer

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Some of the poetic writers who insert passages of realism in their texts have no underlying philosophy to uphold them, and revert to realism.

By : Marguerite Young

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At thirteen, when I arrived in Hong Kong after leaving China, I made a living by working in a restaurant.

By : Martin Yan

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I reached the stage where I was afraid to wiggle my leg, but then I thought 'why shouldn't I?' It's what I do and now I know how to turn an audience on again.

By : Steve Marriott

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Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.

By : Mohandas Gandhi

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I don't like just traveling in for a short time. I've done that before, because sometimes you work for magazines and they have a budget, and if you're working for them, they want something by a certain time.

By : Joe Sacco

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Men are most virile and most attractive between the ages of 35 and 55. Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and I don't have time to teach him.

By : Hedy Lamarr

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I started working when I was seven and I was working for five dollars a night at the Met.

By : Emily Rossum

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The music that I play and that I like is traditional music, maybe it's because of my age.

By : Compay Segundo

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To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.

By : Olivia Newton-John

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