It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes. I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied... whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.

By : Catherine the Great

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No one blames themselves if they don't understand a cartoon, as they might with a painting or "real" art

By : Chris Ware

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Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones. That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to immediately prior to when I started to play.

By : Arto Lindsay

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Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.

By : Julius Rosenwald

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I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven. Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions.

By : Jack Irons

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The experience of learning how to get straight to the core of a problem proved to be of immense value later when I had a long succession of responsibilities in large, complex government departments.

By : Elliot Richardson

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You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you, or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat.

By : Ella Maillart

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I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist. I'm a student of the martial arts.

By : Lou Reed

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I'm actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're separate from everyone else.

By : Bryan Singer

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I end up writing about all kinds of things. I never make an attempt to write about anything in particular. I don't have a little list of topics to write about.

By : Tracy Chapman

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The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.

By : R. Buckminster Fuller

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The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything.

By : Clarence Darrow

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