Part of Michael's uniqueness, I think, comes from the fact that he worked with music. He had a tape which he gave me with many different compositions, really eclectic. These pieces of music were sources of inspiration.
By : Madeleine Stowe
So our ears got used to listening to jazz in the place that it was that the bass player could not play. No one really realized it and really addressed it until the bass players who could play their instrument came along and started doing something with it.
By : Miroslav Vitous
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
By : Leonardo da Vinci
To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere.
By : Michael Burgess
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
By : Barbara de Angelis
The intentions of record companies are not good, from the musician's perspective.
By : Melissa Auf der Maur
Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.
By : Ulysses S. Grant
The party has to be rebuilt on all levels. In a way, maybe it's to be expected when you've had a governor in office for 12 years and he and his people are stepping down.
By : Peter King