The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.

By : Todd Akin 0 Likes          


Society is like a large piece of frozen water

By : Letitia Landon

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Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate.

By : Emily Greene Balch

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It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me, and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.

By : Esther Williams

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It's funny, we all really, really got along. I don't know how it was in years past but this year, I was really with a good group of people. No one tried to sabotage each other or steal the other ones moments.

By : LaToya London

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Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true.

By : Jacques-Henri Lartigue

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When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.

By : Anna Pavlova

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The collective conscience of a hundred musicians is no light burden. Think for a moment of what it would mean to a pianist if by some miracle every key of his instrument should suddenly become a living thing.

By : Charles Munch

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Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.

By : Erich Fromm

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When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period.

By : John Moody

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In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.

By : Augusto Roa Bastos

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I did not know it then, but Frida had already become the most important fact in my life. And would continue to be, up to the moment she died, 27 years later.

By : Diego Rivera

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The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.

By : George Bernard Shaw

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