And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
By : Sydney Pollack
The Civil Service is a vital economic asset to the UK - firstly, in the way it creates a framework for excellence in service delivery and secondly, in how it helps organise the best way to deliver modern public services on which both businesses and individuals depend.
By : John Hutton
When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar, you mustn't behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog. You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you to have a part in his hunger.
By : Giovanni Guareschi
Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye, particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something.
By : Clifton Fadiman
There were times I used to go to parties when I was, you know, like 15-, 16-years-old, and I'd always bring my guitar, and all my friends would be like, sing one of the Smokey songs. And everything I sang was his music, and I could sound just like him.
By : Teena Marie
The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun.
By : John Desmond Bernal
In the past, on Earth, it has largely been to exploit foreign resources and to expand the domestic territory.
By : Barney Oliver
Most people understand life expectancy has changed since Social Security started in 1937 when folks lived to be 59 years old. Today, they live to be 77 years old.
By : Jack Kingston
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire
By : George Bernard Shaw
In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy.
By : William Falconer