All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them of how heavy their inheritance is.

By : Harold Bloom 0 Likes          


Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody.

By : David Shuster

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I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape, with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds.

By : Ryan Phillippe

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Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing.

By : Richard Parks Bland

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An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art. An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist.

By : Stephen Stills

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The Epistles in the New Testament have all of them a particular reference to the condition and usages of the Christian world at the time they were written.

By : Joseph Butler

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SF has at least the advantage of not depending on preconceptions.

By : John Sladek

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The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.

By : Tom Stoppard

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At this stage I am not involved with young adults as closely as many other writers. My children are grown up and my grandchildren are still quite young.

By : Margaret Mahy

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Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.

By : Ruth Gordon

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Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.

By : Frederick Jackson Turner

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A lot of feature films do two pages a day.

By : Timothy Bottoms

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The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.

By : Robert Brault

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