In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.

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As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.

By : Ezra Cornell

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Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.

By : George Bernard Shaw

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My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think.

By : Warren Zevon

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We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call

By : Tennessee Williams

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Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride

By : Karl Shapiro

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Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals.

By : Talib Kweli

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Art is the daughter of freedom.

By : Friedrich Schiller

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The impact of the magazine was very strong. As I said, it portrayed dinosaurs as part of the geological history, part of the story of life on earth. It struck that paleontology was the career for me.

By : Robert T. Bakker

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I started to get bored with that stuff about only drawing men and I've taken it out of the slideshow.

By : Alison Bechdel

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For decades, Japan has been a friend and reliable trading partner with the United States, and I anticipate that relationship will prosper.

By : Jim Costa

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What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.

By : Ellen Ochoa

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We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension.

By : Norman Lear

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