Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.
By : J. M. Roberts
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal.
By : Sarah Bernhardt
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
By : Edsger Dijkstra
Acting happened to me. If I had pursued it, I think it would have been like someone going to a bar, desperately looking for love and not finding anyone.
By : Keri Russell
I bet some of you feel sorry for me. Well don't. Having an artificial leg has its advantages. I've broken my right knee many times and it doesn't hurt a bit.
By : Terry Fox
Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
By : Marshall McLuhan
It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.
By : Miguel de Unamuno
There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
By : Barack Obama
My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it.
By : Jonathan Coe
From the age of six I wanted to be an artist. At that point I meant a painter, but it turned out what I really meant was I was someone who was very interested in watching the world and making copies of it.
By : Reynolds Price
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
By : Chiwetel Ejiofor