I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.

By : Friedrich Nietzsche 0 Likes          


The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation, ages might pass away before they could be shaken off.

By : William Henry Harrison

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My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.

By : Judy Collins

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A doctor is fascinated by death, and pain. And how much pain a man can endure.

By : David Boehm

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He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.

By : Anna C. Brackett

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Language is much closer to film than painting is.

By : Sergei Eisenstein

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My parents felt that acting was far too insecure. Don't ask me what made them think that painting would be more secure.

By : John Hurt

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We pay homage to the people who came before, doing satires, like Mel Brooks

By : Shawn Wayans

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The restaurant chefs in Spain are breaking ground, but in terms of the everyday cooking in Spain I still hear people coming back and saying they were disappointed. I think it's because they're expecting the chef stuff.

By : Sally Schneider

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Mike Leigh encourages you to choose a person that you know to base your character on. You write a whole list of people that you know and you go through that list in great depth with him. And then he chooses one of those people from your list.

By : Jane Horrocks

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Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

By : Orison Swett Marden

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You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic.

By : Timothy Olyphant

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The concept of minimum wage is crazy, if you really stop to think about it. If $8 an hour seems right, why not $20 an hour? If it's coming by order of the government, why stop at any level? Why not just say everyone should get what Gates gets?

By : Malcolm Wallop

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