I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene.

By : Grandma Moses 0 Likes          


I truly believe that God brought this, Dorothy Day script to me, because for a long time up until I was in eight grade - I wanted to be a nun.

By : Moira Kelly

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Because there is a larger awareness that transcends time and space, an awareness is available after death.

By : Henry Reed

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You need these experiences. Just know that sometimes, the director has a specific look in mind.

By : Paula Abdul

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Critics are entitled to have an opinion, but how can they judge how comfortable a building is? No critic is smart enough to judge how a building will perform over time.

By : Helmut Jahn

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I have been tied up with music for about as long as I can remember. By the time I was four I was picking out little tunes my mother played on the reed organ in the living-room.

By : Mary Lou Williams

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The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend

By : George Gissing

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In the split second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have to think about your stride, your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much, if any the ball is going to break and then decide whether to swing at it.

By : Duke Snider

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By the time May rolls around, I'm probably going to want to spend a month on an island. But if Steven Spielberg or Steven Soderbergh or any number of directors were to say 'Hey, there's this role, are you interested?' I'd be there in a flash.

By : Marg Helgenberger

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The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings.

By : Ikue Mori

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If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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By the time I was 15, my mother had turned me into a real clotheshorse.

By : Gloria Swanson

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Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time.

By : Jerry Only

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