The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

By : Winston Churchill 0 Likes          


A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.

By : Ben Savage

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There was a point in the '80s when I looked out at my audience and I saw people that - were I not on the stage - they'd sooner slug me as they walked by me on the sidewalk. And I realized that I was way beyond the choir.

By : Michael Stipe

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Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.

By : Tony Snow

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What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one.

By : Margaret Mitchell

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Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.

By : Thomas Mann

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Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.

By : Laurell K. Hamilton

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It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.

By : H. L. Mencken

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Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.

By : Arthur Ashe

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When you're interviewing someone, even your mother - you have to sort of deal with you have to get some objective space from yourself and the person but you also have to find what's the best way to get the information from that person.

By : James McBride

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Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.

By : Jeremy Taylor

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No press conference announcing a last film. I'd just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not - like Sinatra - have to say: "Well, I've thought it over and decided to come back."

By : Sophia Loren

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Make it, not make it? What's the difference? Music is a language, it's a dance of life, and it can be a part of your life without being something that earns.

By : Tina Weymouth

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