My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.

By : Josef Albers 0 Likes          


Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.

By : Alan Ladd

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They called themselves an army. They were planning on recruiting more armies. They were planning on splitting up and forming smaller cells and going into different areas, recruiting more members and just growing until they had started a full scale war in this country.

By : Patty Hearst

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I think he could have made most of the trips and gone to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as President in each of these appearances rather than to the narrow partisan audiences.

By : Robert Teeter

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But generally speaking, people weren't fired, art jobs were very hard to get, so something really calamitous had to happen to a person who was working there in order for you to find a space.

By : Gil Kane

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Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.

By : Kenneth Grahame

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Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well.

By : Ahmad Jamal

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Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind, as harrowing and planting those of the earth.

By : Margaret Fuller

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If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms.

By : Graham Nash

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Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.

By : Leon Battista Alberti

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I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.

By : Letitia Landon

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I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends' lives.

By : Steven Spielberg

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When I was in high school, The Dave Matthews Band was a local band, and that was the first time I was starting to connect with a live band that was something that wasn't on the radio or TV.

By : Jason Mraz

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