The arrogance of the artist is a very profound thing, and it fortifies you.

By : James A. Michener 0 Likes          


If nobody said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth.

By : Alan Patrick Herbert

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Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no truth to be discovered

By : H. L. Mencken

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An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.

By : Andre Maurois

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I'm not a boy now. I'm a man, I hope. I hope I've had my artistic bar mitzvah somewhere.

By : Jeremy Piven

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The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005 is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting education and research toward the goal of preventing, treating and curing arthritis.

By : Charles W. Pickering

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The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.

By : James F. Byrnes

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I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline.

By : John McCain

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I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.

By : Nadia Boulanger

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That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.

By : Ernest Hemingway

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The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.

By : Artur Schnabel

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With a genre like film noir, everyone has these assumptions and expectations. And once all of those things are in place, that's when you can really start to twist it about and mess around with it.

By : Larry Wachowski

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Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.

By : Liza Minnelli

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