Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.

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Imagination! Imagination! I put it first years ago, when I was asked what qualities I thought necessary for success on the stage.

By : Ellen Terry

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I never had a policy about marriage. I got married very young in life and I always think in all relationships, I've always thought that it's counterproductive to have a theory on that.

By : Jack Nicholson

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Knowing what paint a painter uses or having an understanding of where he was in the history of where he came from doesn't hurt your appreciation of the painting.

By : Jodie Foster

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When Reagan was elected, I felt that the Agency had gone much more into the service of a political tendency in the country with which I had already felt very strong disagreement.

By : Aldrich Ames

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There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth.

By : Peter Straub

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Hope is the most important four-letter word in the language.

By : Ed Markey

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Joy, has no cost.

By : Marianne Williamson

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I love filmmaking, and I love the process. And I would rather do nothing else. It's a privilege to be able to paint such big pictures, so to speak.

By : Bryan Singer

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Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.

By : Laurell K. Hamilton

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I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.

By : Earl Warren

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Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.

By : Maureen Dowd

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How mankind defers from day to day the best it can do, and the most beautiful things it can enjoy, without thinking that every day may be the last one, and that lost time is lost eternity!

By : Max Muller

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