The creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could never meet on neutral ground. You can only meet him as an artist. He sees nothing objectively because his own ego is always in the foreground of every picture.

By : Raymond Chandler 0 Likes          


There's a problem with political polling in that you have so much pressure to do what your client wants you to do and say what your client wants you to say. I've never felt that pressure. I am independent of the political parties.

By : Frank Luntz

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Purity of heart is to will one thing.

By : Soren Kierkegaard

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A social democratic party without deep roots in the working class movement would quickly fade into an unrepresentative intellectual sect.

By : Roy Jenkins

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The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.

By : William James

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Art's development should be dialectical and not metaphysical.

By : Robert Smithson

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Toward the end of school I started watching movies. Got a job in a movie theater in Brookline, Massachusetts.

By : Jim McKay

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He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand, thereby exposing his thinking parts.

By : George Carman

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Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.

By : Bernard Cornwell

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Then we have a World Run, where representatives from all the charters meet.

By : Chuck Zito

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Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was.

By : Darren Aronofsky

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I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons. Then a friend showed them around. Before I knew it I was a cartoonist.

By : Lynda Barry

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I thought I understood the story very well, because I've lived with it for so long. But movies change and take on a life of their own once they start to be made, and you have to keep your eye on the real ball, not the ball that's in your head.

By : Andrew McCarthy

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