Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.

By : Marquis de Sade 0 Likes          


You can never tell when an artist really will take up someone's work and work with it happily.

By : Peter Porter

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The worst manifestations of exhaustion were successfully cured by a long period of rest but it was immediately apparent to me that I had lost once and for all my former capacity for carrying out experimental work until physically tired.

By : Wilhelm Ostwald

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I'd like people to remember me for a diligent expert workman. I think a poet is a workman. I think Shakespeare was a workman. And God's a workman. I don't think there's anything better than a workman.

By : Laurence Olivier

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If it seems like you're doing work when you're acting, then you're doing something wrong.

By : Parker Stevenson

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Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones.

By : Frederick Tennyson

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You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.

By : Thomas Traherne

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I also was producing, working on other materials for the hydrogen bomb. They call it lithium-6 and tritium. I was working on these and the only use for lithium-6 is the hydrogen bomb.

By : Mordechai Vanunu

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Having this other career in music made me work harder as an actress. It's made me more professional.

By : Mandy Moore

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When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that's what I was doing, but it wasn't.

By : Annie Leibovitz

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Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance.

By : Robert Blair

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The only history is a mere question of one's struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do.

By : David Herbert Lawrence

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But then I quite enjoy when something goes wrong, because when I watch DJs that take it very seriously, it's nice when you make a mistake and laugh about it.

By : Peter Hook

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