Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
By: Salman Rushdie
I am reasonably happy. I didn't find Jesus or anything like that. Part of it is that I just feel that I could go home. I did not feel like that for a long time, but I could go back now... viewBy: Craig Ferguson
A large fraction of the most interesting scientists have read a lot of SF at one time or another, either early enough that it may have played a part in their becoming scientists or at some later date just because they liked the ideas... viewBy: Frederik Pohl
When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth... viewBy: Alex Haley
People are not the only interesting organism on earth. From the point of view of scientific or commercial value, there are lots of interesting organisms... viewBy: Daniel Nathans
I'm surprised that we've gotten to a point where we don't put our country first and put our party first... viewBy: Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Anything that had to do with art I been doing all my life. It was a gift. It's nothing I work real hard at doing... viewBy: Erykah Badu
The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America... viewBy: Vic Snyder
It's difficult to get started-when it comes to dealing with an unknown quantity, people are reluctant to trust their own opinion. It helps if two or three people give you a boost... viewBy: Lyle Lovett
More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we're getting much more interesting art as a result... viewBy: Damon Albarn