I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
By : James Joyce
Today a minimum wage earner has to work a day and a half just to pay for a full tank of gas. That is simply shameful.
By : Bill Pascrell
It's an awesome thing to be flung out onto the stage twice a weekend in front of 250 people, and you have to make it up as you go along.
By : Joel McHale
I've never heard an agency say, 'Unless you industrialize I will not support you'.
By : Yoweri Museveni
A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage, deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion, owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold.
By : Nelson A. Miles
Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no.
By : Jose Carreras
The only people who steal are thieves, and that's a very small percentage of civilization. Most people want to have some way to make the economic transaction valid. They want to return the favor, if you will... return the benefit and reciprocate.
By : Michael Nesmith
To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
By : Barbara Deming
Until the rise of American advertising, it never occurred to anyone anywhere in the world that the teenager was a captive in a hostile world of adults.
By : Gore Vidal