People's ability to forget what they do not want to know, to overlook what is before their eyes, was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time.

By : W. G. Sebald 0 Likes          


All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.

By : John Ruskin

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We have eyes, and we're looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.

By : Eric Carle

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I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.

By : John Woolman

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My dad was the town drunk. Most of the time that's not so bad

By : Henny Youngman

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I enjoy the character interplay. Sometimes the audience is not laughing, but smiling, and that is almost just as good because it keeps them ready to laugh.

By : Keenen Ivory Wayans

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At one time Tribune Syndicate emptied out their storeroom. They put tables full of original cartoons down in the lobby and said take one if you want one. The comics were simply a burden to them.

By : Mort Walker

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I might have lived long enough to learn all this in the long haul, but I would have been just another soul taking up time and space for a long spell before I learned.

By : Lou Rawls

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Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times.

By : Bill Irwin

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It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.

By : Katharine Lee Bates

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I forgave the DAR many years ago. You lose a lot of time hating people.

By : Marian Anderson

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The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.

By : Arianna Huffington

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Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick.

By : Brian Eno

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