I don't necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that's most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there.

By : Beverly Cleary 0 Likes          


That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision.

By : Herbert Read

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The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move, and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance, particularly in military affairs.

By : Charles Babbage

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The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany.

By : Klaus Fuchs

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It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.

By : Friedrich Schiller

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An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

By : Charles Bukowski

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Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business!

By : Roger Corman

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I have come to the conclusion that the major part of the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town.

By : William Howard Taft

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Luckily, many other people tell me how they have had a particular landscape photograph of mine in their office or bedroom for 15 years and it always speaks to them strongly whenever they see it.

By : Galen Rowell

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Every artist was first an amateur.

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history.

By : Greg Knight

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I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read about three sentences. I have to close it. I am so self-conscious. Who did I think I was?

By : Patty Duke

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If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success.

By : Max Born

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