Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
By : Frederick Jackson Turner
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
By : Albert Schweitzer
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me.
By : Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family.
By : Margot Kidder
They've participated extensively in this conference and they are doing their best to help.
By : Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka
The time has come to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.' It is the right thing to do. Every American should have the opportunity to serve their country, regardless of race, sex, creed, or sexual orientation.
By : Diane Feinstein
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.
By : Artur Schnabel
I work very hard on all my poems, but most of the work consists of trying not to sound as if I had worked. I try to make them sound as natural as possible, but within a quite strict form, which to my ears has a lot to do with musical rhythm and sound.
By : Anne Stevenson
I decided that the University of Sussex in Brighton was a good place for this work because it had a strong tradition in bacterial molecular genetics and an excellent reputation in biology.
By : Paul Nurse
At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don't grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn't work, everyone will know.
By : Peter Stone
Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press.
By : William Weld
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