The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers.

By : Evan G. Galbraith 0 Likes          


I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in terms of what it means to a whole new generation of people who are interested in the enduring energy, achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era.

By : David Amram

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God has two families of children on this earth, the once-born and the twice-born.

By : Francis W. Newman

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Damn your principles! Stick to your party.

By : Benjamin Disraeli

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A lot of artists say, I'm not political. People are afraid of this word.

By : Holly Near

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I have the feeling it will influence my future writing to the extent that without any material worries I could develop a greater ease, even lightheartedness, in my writing.

By : Elfriede Jelinek

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You can browse to your heart's content but it's hard work and not easy on the feet unless you do it through catalogs or the Internet, and I like to touch and try on the things I buy.

By : Judith Krantz

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What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.

By : Ellen Ochoa

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The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.

By : David Herbert Lawrence

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I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.

By : Yousuf Karsh

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Some men have a necessity to be mean, as if they were exercising a faculty which they had to partially neglect since early childhood.

By : F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

By : Pearl S. Buck

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My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts, though not in obvious ways, it seems to me. I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.

By : Jonathan Lethem

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