I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel, but this is a lot more fun.
By : Catherine Crier
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime.
By : James Russell Lowell
Life is very short... but I would like to live four times and if I could, I would set out to do no other things than I am seeking now to do.
By : William Merritt Chase
When I started writing a business column 15 years ago, I knew I'd found the perfect job for myself. As a columnist I could pick my own topic, do my own analysis, say what I wanted to say and attribute it to myself. Best of all, I could write in my own voice.
By : Allan Sloan
When I'm writing, sometimes it gets to that place where I feel like the piece is writing itself and I'm trying not to get in the way.
By : John Zorn
I did have a big following in the upper New York area. I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years. I have areas that I say are my areas.
By : Bobby Vinton
Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach.
By : James Lind
A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller.
By : Paul Klee
I guess any time you believe in God you've got to be considered a spiritual person. That would make me a spiritual person. But I don't really know what that means.
By : Jules Shear
The work that lasts over time is the work which still speaks to us when all contemporary interest in that work is extinct.
By : Jeanette Winterson
Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do, and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made various the loathsome people or groups angry, at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief.
By : Orson Scott Card