To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
By : Walt Whitman
As I sit down and start to work, I often panic. I stare at the empty piece of music paper. How can I say that my piece will be ready for performance next January when I do not have a recipe for making it happen?
By : Lukas Foss
Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.
By : Henri Queuille
I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
By : Marilyn Monroe
I look at being an actress as being like a mummy: You're bandaged up and preserved as soon as you start making other people money.
By : Anna Friel
I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out.
By : Bill Lee
It was under Wilson, of course, that the first huge parts of the Marxist program, such as the progressive income tax, were incorporated into the American system.
By : Robert Welch
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
By : Tori Amos
Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
By : Barry Commoner
They look outside the windows of their apartment in town and realize they're not living in a terrace anymore. This is a room full of dreamers who like to go to London for a day.
By : Johnny Vegas
Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus
By : Felix Mendelssohn