Art is not only about angst.

By : John Corigliano 0 Likes          


Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.

By : Gustave Flaubert

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New Zealand, by the way, where I was ambassador, has had two women prime ministers - one from either party.

By : Carol Moseley Braun

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As you get older, the physical abilities decrease, which is particularly frustrating because your brain gets so good! So as you are becoming less technically or physically able, younger dancers are emerging who need the space to perform.

By : Deborah Bull

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We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.

By : Kurt Vonnegut

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I'm heartened by the growing awareness of global warming among important communities and organizations in our nation.

By : Jim Clyburn

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The other thing that has made playing live for me more enjoyable is the audience. I never knew I had such heartfelt, loving fans.

By : Michael Schenker

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When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.

By : Madeleine L'Engle

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Bond is part of the system. He's an imperialist and a misogynist, and he laughs at killing people, and he sits there slugging martinis. It'll never be the same thing as this, because Bourne is a guy who is against the establishment, who is paranoid and on the run. I just think fundamentally they're just very different things.

By : Matt Damon

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When I started writing a business column 15 years ago, I knew I'd found the perfect job for myself. As a columnist I could pick my own topic, do my own analysis, say what I wanted to say and attribute it to myself. Best of all, I could write in my own voice.

By : Allan Sloan

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Believe it or not, most people think of me as a recording artist, but actually the way I think of myself and the way I earn my living is as a performing artist.

By : Helen Reddy

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First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.

By : Anne Rice

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Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers, the soft inner part of the peel. The smell. Try and you can't. The brain doesn't process negatives.

By : Doug Coupland

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