But those two plays left me on fresh terms with language. I didn't always have to speak in my own voice.

By : James Merrill 0 Likes          


War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves.

By : Leo Tolstoy

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The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives.

By : Henry A. Wallace

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Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.

By : Thomas Mann

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At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on

By : Allen Johnson

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I will throw all my best efforts into it, my thoughts and political observations, but ultimately I want to create a narrative that keeps you turning the pages and leaves you with a sense that this thing has a reason for being there.

By : Frank Miller

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A poem conveys not a message so much as the provenance of a message, an advent of sense.

By : Thomas Harrison

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My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment.

By : Nadia Comaneci

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My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth.

By : Robert Wyatt

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I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.

By : Bernard Malamud

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I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned.

By : Tim Roth

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We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.

By : Andy Williams

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The greatest legacy is that which benefits the widest number of people for the longest period without limit to value. No one but the Prophet Muhammad was given that role as the seal of God's message.

By : Cat Stevens

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