There's no second chance on stage, and I was trained to make the most of my first chance.

By : Kate Smith 0 Likes          


What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.

By : Russell Baker

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It's not like I'm some kind of veteran and there is this huge age gap. I identify with them more off the field. I need to set an example, which is great, and I look forward to doing just that.

By : Barry Zito

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Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected.

By : Martin van Creveld

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I worshipped money so much that it ruined my life. Money is not my god. I just want to manage His money for Him, for the poor people, the lost kids. I just love everybody.

By : Brian Welch

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All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.

By : Johnny Weissmuller

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I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.

By : William Joyce

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You are damned and praised, or encouraged or discouraged by those who listen to you, and those who come to applaud you. And to me, those people are very important.

By : Miriam Makeba

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That's what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there.

By : Anne McCaffrey

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What I find very interesting about the mutual funds managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe. They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this quiet daily tyranny of numbers.

By : Ron Chernow

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I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from British or other English language poetry.

By : Diane Wakoski

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Occasionally, when I run into a great bass backstage at a festival I'll play a few notes on the low E string, just to feel the instrument vibrate against my belly.

By : Steve Swallow

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When AI approximates Machine Intelligence, then many online and computer-run RPGs will move towards actual RPG activity. Nonetheless, that will not replace the experience of 'being there,' any more than seeing a theatrical motion picture can replace the stage play.

By : Gary Gygax

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