The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play.

By : Patrick Marber 0 Likes          


With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life.

By : Zack Wamp

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The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.

By : Georg Solti

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Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.

By : Lewis Mumford

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What it meant to me: a happy life, of course, companionship, of course. A common objective, I think.

By : Denis Thatcher

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For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity.

By : George Orwell

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I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.

By : Joseph Beuys

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Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.

By : Charles De Gaulle

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It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life.

By : Jean Ingelow

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There's no environment. Use your imagination. There's no fourth wall, whether it's the first time you've told this story about her life, or the sixth time.

By : Jill Clayburgh

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My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.

By : Twyla Tharp

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I don't want to spend my life doing jobs that I don't care about.

By : Steven Hill

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There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism, such as comic strips and radio.

By : Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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