Of course, sometimes when you write personally, you are also writing about society, obliquely reflecting topical issues, but not in a way that people would expect you to or in the way that someone trying to make a point would.

By : Suzanne Vega 0 Likes          


In order to know the true situation of a Planet at any particular time, the small set of balls are to be put each on its respective axis

By : David Rittenhouse

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Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here, but guilt is simply God's way of letting you know that you're having too good a time.

By : Dennis Miller

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The French colonisation of Algeria lasted a long time: 132 years.

By : Ahmed Ben Bella

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I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.

By : W. C. Fields

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Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

By : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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At one time, I was persuaded to want to make music, and people answered me that that was not possible.

By : Yannick Noah

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And all of this, all these physical aspects of painting at that time excited me very much. You could do a picture in just black and white. I mean all the things, whether you're soliciting permission or not, do give you permission.

By : Robert Rauschenberg

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Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing.

By : Jonathan Kellerman

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I don't like the same old thing all the time.

By : Cobi Jones

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Don't make art for other artists or for 'intellectuals', make art for people - and if you can touch just one person in a lifetime and make a difference - you have succeeded.

By : Ray Conniff

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It all has to do with art - writing, painting, things I've done for a long time but just never had enough time to pursue. I have poetry - things that are designed for songs, but they're always poems first.

By : Jason Newsted

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It's good to have it over with. I worked on it a long time, and I didn't know what people were going to think of it. Would people like it? Would they buy it? So far it's been doing pretty well.

By : Michael Chabon

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