I feel that these stories are being written to articulate certain confusions and disappointments, and I do mean to shake up the reader, and I do hope they're on target.
By : Ann Beattie
There's another way we are getting behind business - by sorting out the banks. Taxpayers bailed you out. Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start lending to Britain's small businesses.
By : David Cameron
I have a friend who, if she has a bad hair day, it affects her whole mood because it is part of her sexuality, her confidence. I don't have that problem any more.
By : Cathy Freeman
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
By : Humphry Davy
After I had done a handful of cartoons I was satisfied with, I started submitting them to the magazines.
By : Joseph Barbera
There are many really good teams in our conference this season. Miami, Indiana and Detroit will be our fiercest opponents this year. But we just have to focus on our game and be patient with the realistic hope that we'll be on top after all is said and done.
By : Jason Kidd
We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming.
By : Howard Carter
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
By : Honore de Balzac
He thinks that Schiller and St Paul were just two Partisan Review editors.
By : Randall Jarrell
As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement.
By : Melissa Bean