Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

By : Elizabeth George 0 Likes          


I have the 'thing' worked out - the trick or the surprise or the pivotal fact. Then I just start somewhere and let the story work itself out.

By : Lee Child

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I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.

By : Alvin Lee

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If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset.

By : Guido van Rossum

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Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.

By : Diane Watson

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After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.

By : Maurice Strong

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Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

By : Mark Twain

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The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we'd just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot.

By : James Iha

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Land, in England, is valuable, because we have highly-paid artisans to consume the produce on the spot.

By : Joseph Hume

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Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth.

By : Edward Dahlberg

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

By : Confucius

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All defense secretaries in wartime have, needless to say, made misjudgments.

By : Bill Kristol

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I started working around eigth grade. I remember doing a Doritos commercial where there were four days in a row of eating them, and I will tell you, I have not eaten many Doritos since.

By : Tobey Maguire

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