The one indication that I got that I was doing the right job in Bosnia was that at different periods of time all the factions came down very hard on me.
By : John Pomfret
There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago.
By : Hannes Alfven
I haven't had that good a time in ages. Since September 11, really. I just felt so happy, it was like the sun came out of the clouds for me. I love Italy.
By : Bruce Sterling
Use gentle means before you come to extremity, and whatever lesson you work him, and never take above half his strength, nor ride him till he is weary, but a little at a time and often.
By : William Cavendish
Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president's power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people.
By : James Bovard
They improve greatly, and sometimes I go and see the performances they do and I am consciously aware that there isn't enough work for the good dancers.
By : Siobhan Davies
I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point?
By : Courteney Cox
Because of the high altitude, you get drunk really fast. So everyone's drunk all the time.
By : Clea Duvall
A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
By : Robert M. Hutchins
Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'
By : Amy Adams
Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time.
By : Karel Capek