In my mid 30's, after a decade or so of giving full time to the music thing and finding myself with about $10 in the bank and no assets other than my musical equipment, I realized I needed to get serious about making a living.

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At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book.

By : Jonathan Kozol

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The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

By : Victor Hugo

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I took some time out for life.

By : James L. Brooks

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As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive.

By : Kevin Bacon

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I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.

By : Paul Dirac

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I've been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.

By : Arthur Godfrey

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Which I would've done 'cause I volunteered for the draft which meant that I only had to do two years. But when the Cubans had missiles in the Canal and Kennedy made the extension, I was one of the ones who had enough time to be extended.

By : Edwin Starr

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Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.

By : Katharine Hepburn

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Thinking is hard work. One can't bear burdens and ideas at the same time.

By : Remy de Gourmont

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Liberality consists less in giving a great deal than in gifts well-timed.

By : Jean de la Bruyere

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Do not rely on unplanned music

By : Robert Ashley

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When you beat a team so often - especially like this season when Chelsea had already lost three times to us - you know people expect you to do it again. But you also know they're going to be even more motivated to finally win.

By : Dennis Bergkamp

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