When I have an idea, it goes from vague, cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.

By : Lynn Abbey 0 Likes          


I've decided to cut out the part of the speech where I say anything nice about Democrats.

By : Ann Coulter

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Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed. It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.

By : Paul Schrader

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I sort of kept my hand in writing and went to work for the Sierra Club in '52, walked the plank there in '69, founded Friends of the Earth and the League of Conservation Voters after that.

By : David R. Brower

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I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.

By : Jodie Foster

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My songs form a kind of biography or diary of my life as they are about people I have loved and people I only knew in my heart, places I have seen only for a moment and places I have lived all my life.

By : Justin Hayward

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Man must do his part and detach himself from created things.

By : Johannes Tauler

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For me concrete poetry was a particular way of using language which came out of a particular feeling, and I don't have control over whether this feeling is in me or not.

By : Ian Hamilton Finlay

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The future of publishing lies with the small and medium-sized presses, because the big publishers in New York are all part of huge conglomerates.

By : Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.

By : William P. Leahy

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The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.

By : Norman Cousins

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Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better.

By : Henri Matisse

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God owns heaven but He craves the earth.

By : Anne Sexton

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