By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any student of early culture proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.

By : James H. Breasted 0 Likes          


Many of the articles printed over the last few months have ended up painting a picture of me that is more than a little distorted.

By : Phil Collins

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A dwarf who brings a standard along with him to measure his own size, take my word, is a dwarf in more articles than one.

By : Laurence Sterne

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Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

By : Dale Carnegie

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One of the great currents in the contemporary experience of art is that it seems to come out of the experience of the author.

By : Anish Kapoor

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I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.

By : Shirley MacLaine

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Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.

By : Rene Descartes

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Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, 'Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I'm here.' It's another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I'm going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it.

By : Shania Twain

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There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music.

By : Nikki Sixx

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As I see with Lori's testimony, you say what good could come out of all these abortions and all what she's been through? But she has been a part of a new Bible for women, a mentoring Bible.

By : Jim Bakker

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The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization.

By : Hans Hofmann

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What happens often - although I'm not particularly a victim of this sort of thing - is that somebody will make a quote, or invent a remark and it gets printed, ends up on the 'net and it becomes currency. And some of them are so bizarre!

By : Robert Palmer

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I am concerned, rather, that there should not be more things dreamt of in my philosophy than there actually are in heaven and earth.

By : Nelson Goodman

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