In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it's not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure.
By : David Friedman
Thousands of women are crushed and made inarticulate by that system and never develop as their natures would force them to develop were they in a decent environment.
By : Agnes Smedley
In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.
By : Newt Gingrich
There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there, like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life over the last couple years.
By : Matthew Sweet
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
By : Jean Paul
I had spent many years before I was 31 hearing people tell me, Oh Man, you're so funny, you need to be in television. But that and a quarter won't get you on a bus.
By : Chi McBride
Human beings are creators, flinging powerful images into the minds of their fellow men. And all of these images are built of tiny particles of thought.
By : Roy H. Williams
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you.
By : Levon Helm
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election.
By : Billy Sunday
If you see a philosopher determining all things by means of right reason, him you shall reverence: he is a heavenly being and not of this earth.
By : Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
By : Marcus Aurelius