This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.

By : Malcolm Muggeridge 0 Likes          


The goal in life is to be solid, whereas the way that life works is totally fluid, so you can never actually achieve that goal.

By : Damien Hirst

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There's always a race against time. I don't think for one moment that life gets better. How can it? One's body starts to fall apart.

By : Gloria Grahame

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Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.

By : Kofi Annan

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I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.

By : Vivien Leigh

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If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm.

By : Elizabeth Bowen

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When the painting is hanging on your wall for a long time, you don't notice it. You get tired of it, even if it's a Picasso. When the next generation inherits the painting, they sell it. I don't want to be sold.

By : Julio Iglesias

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Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.

By : Peter Bart

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One of the most powerful devices of poetry is the use of distortions. You can go from talking about the way a minute passes to the way a century passes, or a lifetime.

By : Robert Morgan

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As a footballer I can't imagine life without the use of one of my legs... Sadly this is exactly what happens to thousands of children every year when they accidentally step on a landmine.

By : Ryan Giggs

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I paint with shapes.

By : Alexander Calder

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I liked sculpting better than painting. You have more freedom in sculpting.

By : Anthony Quinn

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One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us, taking a picture just as the machine had reached the end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet.

By : Orville Wright

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