I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films.
By : Alain Resnais
My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned.
By : Joseph Barbera
I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds.
By : John James Audubon
There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.
By : Robert A. Heinlein
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
By : Ambrose Bierce
What I enjoy most about being on stage is that the natural instruments give you a greater freedom with texture. When you use natural instruments they have their own resonance.
By : John Cale
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures.
By : Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
By : Ian McKellen