I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.

By : Grace Abbott 0 Likes          


Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.

By : Stephen Fry

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So that would be a classic mixed message to young women: you should look a certain way that's going to destroy your reproductive system and your sexual appetite, but at the same time, you should be interested in sex!

By : Susie Bright

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Just like those who are incurably ill, the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when.

By : Philip Roth

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Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed.

By : William Temple

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It doesn't bother me that Seven has such an overtly sexual presence, because she has no concept of what effect that physical package would have on some male member of the crew. That's what's fun, her innocence.

By : Jeri Ryan

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I didn't really have an act per se - a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you're all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage.

By : Mel Torme

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There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason.

By : John Astin

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Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.

By : Walter Kerr

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Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

By : Gene Tierney

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I try to avoid a specific image. I seek to play as many different women as I can to avoid having a label put on me.

By : Blythe Danner

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All you could do was to see them. We were backstage when the Beatles were on and you could just about hear a noise. It was just literally screaming.

By : Roger Daltrey

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I think that's one of the most difficult things in any marriage - in order to build anything, you must be together. You can't build anything over the telephone.

By : Julie London

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