I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.

By : Nadia Boulanger 0 Likes          


It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind.

By : Johannes P. Muller

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I've seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags.

By : Gina Gershon

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I work hard. I work 80-90 hours a week in part-time football.

By : Graham Roberts

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I am in the process of starting a nonprofit organization that gives rescued animals a home in a simulated wild environment and, for those who have been tested on, who are disabled, aggressive, etc., their own space to live out their days.

By : Casey Affleck

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Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.

By : Lord Byron

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To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set. If you don't want it, pull it out and plaster over it with more earth to seal the hole.

By : Randy Bachman

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Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience.

By : Richard Foreman

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A multi-polar world can not exist without recognising the status and participation of developing countries.

By : Li Peng

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There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is.

By : Ellen Terry

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All of a sudden I was living what is perceived to be the model life. It was just full-on, 24 hours a day. It was work all the time. And there's always a party to go to.

By : Kate Moss

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Everything I put my name to and take part in, I want to be good. That's not saying it will always happen. But I want to make bold choices.

By : Michael Fassbender

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Clothes and jewellery should be startling, individual. When you see a woman in my clothes, you want to know more about them. To me, that is what distinguishes good designers from bad designers.

By : Alexander McQueen

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