There's a series of children's books called A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is like an incredibly dark version of Roald Dahl. I hope to start directing it.

By : Barry Sonnenfeld 0 Likes          


I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.

By : Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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If you have ever been in a real tragic or sad situation, the words that come out are hopelessly inadequate and kind of cliched.

By : Erika Slezak

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The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.

By : Lewis Mumford

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I started getting jobs, and I thought it was going to be real easy.

By : Ron Silver

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I believe we can do more in making the President's vision for space exploration a reality by awarding cash prizes to encourage greater participation of the private sector in the national space program.

By : Dana Rohrabacher

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The Upper Bohemia people wore tuxedos in an art gallery, and Lower Bohemia was all of us.

By : David Amram

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The whole schizophrenia angle interested me. When I first started working on it, I thought I would play up that angle more than I ended up doing. The religious aspect of the story was also a draw.

By : Chester Brown

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I was particularly good at math and science.

By : William Standish Knowles

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Newman's second law: Just when things look darkest, they go black.

By : Paul Newman

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That's what governors do, they wrestle with the issues, they find solutions and they move the agenda forward. At the appropriate time we'll talk about all of these issues, while remembering that our party is a big tent party. We lose when we try to become exclusive to one particular set of issues.

By : Jon Huntsman, Jr.

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An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.

By : Walter Bagehot

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Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.

By : Mary Cassatt

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