Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige.

By : George Murray 0 Likes          


My part had three lines. I said, 'You look wonderful, sir,' three times. All my friends said, 'Do not take that role - and do not understudy. You'll regret it the rest of your life.' I did both of those things, and I've never regretted it once.

By : Jeffrey Tambor

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The cast clubs were a big part of it, too. I found I wasn't getting that instant feedback I was used to with a forged blade. The sweet spot is a shade bigger, and when I didn't hit the ball dead center, I didn't know it, because it still felt great.

By : Payne Stewart

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I've been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have.

By : Russell Simmons

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I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!

By : Ansel Adams

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The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.

By : Tony Hillerman

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The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable

By : Edith Stein

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And I really do think that the difficulty of research makes it more real to you than punching a thing to find out how many men were killed at this particular action.

By : Shelby Foote

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When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!

By : Paul McCartney

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My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words.

By : Shakira

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I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn't going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That's what I do.

By : Don Johnson

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I've never crashed a wedding. When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties. Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit, and you have to have information in case someone catches you. You have to know at least some names and something.

By : Christopher Walken

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My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!

By : Anne Sullivan

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