My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
By : Lisa Bonet
I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.
By : Emily Rossum
I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
By : Maya Lin
Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open.
By : Billie Jean King
If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it.
By : David Horowitz
We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.
By : Spike Lee
When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet.
By : Erich Leinsdorf
We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.
By : Alice Cooper
I think that America will not trust a party to defend America that isn't willing to defend itself.
By : James Carville
Then in came this script with another very low offer, and another drug addict and a depressing and difficult part to play. I thought, 'Why should I put myself through that for hardly any money?'
By : Ellen Burstyn