We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still.

By : Lewis Thomas 0 Likes          


Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

By : Elizabeth George

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Rush Limbaugh is good for the party. Drive it all the way down, take it down as low as it can go, make complete fools of themselves, because it's always darkest before the dawn, and then maybe a moderate can come in and rescue them.

By : Evan Thomas

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Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.

By : Salman Rushdie

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States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.

By : Anna Lindh

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There's another way we are getting behind business - by sorting out the banks. Taxpayers bailed you out. Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start lending to Britain's small businesses.

By : David Cameron

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We don't want to deal with a separatist party.

By : Helen Clark

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We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth.

By : Hans Kung

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There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

By : Thomas Aquinas

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When I was a kid a growing up in Ontario, Canada, Lake Erie was so polluted, I never thought it would ever, EVER be turned around where they could start cleaning it out in my lifetime!

By : Rick Danko

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However light-hearted you try to be about it, the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it, is quite a trauma.

By : Julian Clary

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Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite opposite.

By : James Broughton

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They told me that they are starting a classic label, and wanted me to be the first artist. So I signed, and am producing myself, and writing my own music, but I'm their first artist on their classic label. And I have creative control.

By : Teena Marie

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