I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really - perhaps because I'm good at languages - of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language.

By : Harry Mathews 0 Likes          


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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A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.

By : Anthony Trollope

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It's very trying on a marriage when you're doing a one hour show, week after week after week. You don't have enough time for people that maybe you should have top priority.

By : Gavin MacLeod

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We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.

By : William Howard Taft

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Somehow I started introducing writing into my drawings, and after a time, the language took over and I started getting very involved with the handwriting and then the look of the handwriting.

By : Patti Smith

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We are all members of a single humanity, inside our hearts we all speak the same language, we all love our children and our parents, we all live in the same world.

By : Marc Forne Molne

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Today more than ever we need creative minds to address the issues of the age. And one of the most urgent is this: How can humanity know so much, achieve so much, and still fail so many people so badly?

By : King Abdullah II

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So long as there is one pretty girl left on the stage, the professional undertakers may hold up their burial of the theater.

By : George Jean Nathan

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When I was a teenager I loved acting, but I really just loved it for myself. I didn't like the fact that anyone else saw the work I was doing.

By : Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.

By : Jean de la Bruyere

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People who do not speak our language very well do complain of feeling rebuffed by French people, who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant.

By : Bernard Pivot

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The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.

By : Pope John Paul II

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