The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.

By : Denis Diderot 0 Likes          


Lack of encouragement never deterred me. I was the kind of person who would not be put down.

By : Constance Baker Motley

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We tell stories. We talk about statistics. And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat: the long distance dedication.

By : Casey Kasem

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They're not particular about whether you're playing a flatted fifth or a ruptured 129th as long as they can dance to it.

By : Dizzy Gillespie

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I do not think men have more talent. There are a great many women in the arts

By : Dorothy Fields

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To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.

By : Alexander Calder

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For every fresh stage in our lives we need a fresh education, and there is no stage for which so little educational preparation is made as that which follows the reproductive period.

By : Havelock Ellis

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The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.

By : Lionel Trilling

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Being a publicist is like management in a lot of ways - you're their friend, you're their mother, you're their confidante.

By : Debi Mazar

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When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments.

By : Tom Glazer

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Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.

By : Annette Funicello

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God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise.

By : Shoeless Joe Jackson

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What we do is look for high standards of excellence in the arts.

By : Jane Alexander

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