People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly.
By : Wynton Marsalis
In the old days they, the promoters, wanted more and more from me. They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones. Every time they wanted me to jump further, and further, and further. Hell, they thought my bike had wings.
By : Evel Knievel
I suddenly realized that the fellow who didn't show up was getting about fifty-times more money than I was getting. So I thought, 'this is silly,' and became an actor. I certainly never thought I'd wind up in motion pictures. That was far beyond anything I'd ever dreamed of.
By : Glenn Ford
At a time when we have much work to do to address our Nation's critical infrastructure, and, as I said, which is currently in dire need of upgrade and repair, this legislation is also a jobs bill and is obviously a jobs creator.
By : Howard Coble
In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control
By : Margaret J. Wheatley
Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.
By : Robert. L. Ehrlich
The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said, but when I felt my voice was not heard.
By : Carol Gilligan
We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country, growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more harmonious in terms of how we live together.
By : John Hickenlooper
Understanding how DNA transmits all it knows about cancer, physics, dreaming and love will keep man searching for some time.
By : David R. Brower
When the time came to make a decision about what do in life, I found myself thinking that acting was the thing I loved to do, so I applied to drama school. And then, I didn't get in - twice.
By : Emily Watson
Any time the Western way of war can be unleashed on an enemy stupid enough to enter its arena, victory is assured.
By : Victor Davis Hanson