Democracy: An institution in which the whole is equal to the scum of the parts.
By : Keith Preston
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
By : Montgomery Clift
I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.
By : Alvin Lee
You know it's always amazed me - I think the most startling thing that's happened in the last couple of decades is that there is no sort of objective reporting anymore.
By : Brian De Palma
Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime.
By : John Carter
I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously.
By : Catherine O'Hara
I grew up with art from the innocent age of ten - with art, but with no sense of identity.
By : John Lone
I have never had a lap dance in Tampa or any other part of Florida. If I ever did have a lap dance, I don't think I would be discussing television ideas with the girl that was giving it to me.
By : Stan Lee
You won't really get a lot of the mainstream, lovey-dovey side because that wasn't a part of my life in the beginning.
By : Young Buck
Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not.
By : Joe Murray