It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
By : George Santayana
I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress.
By : Charles Vest
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
By : Martin Luther King, Jr.
I've gotten to go wonderful places, meet interesting and intelligent people, and I started of course in the theatre and continue to work in the theatre where there is some intelligence involved in it.
By : Jeffrey Jones
In the mind, in the heart, I was always home. I always imagined, really, going back home.
By : Miriam Makeba
At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
By : George Carlin
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
By : Murray Gell Mann
I don't particularly have any magical ambitions, but then, I never did. I just enjoyed the game.
By : Paul Daniels