The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage

By : Victor Hugo 0 Likes          


IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction.

By : Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Television is becoming a collage - there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.

By : David Hockney

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For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.

By : H. L. Mencken

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The fact is that we like each other very much, and we of course see each other on stage all the time, but this means more time to spend together, and that's great. We couldn't be happier.

By : Bill Irwin

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I think L.A.'s terrific. You fly an hour and a half and you're in the mountains in three feet of powder. I also think it's a much better city if you're working as an actor. If you're not working and you don't see your dreams coming true, there can be a lot of heartache.

By : Scott Patterson

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Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda. It was the domino theory. Iraq is about nothing but George Bush's ego laced with imperialist ambitions. And it was helped by your government.

By : Donald Sutherland

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Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics made a survey in the spring of 1970, which showed that on balance the difference in the cost of living between Canadian cities and American cities was 5 % to the advantage, of course, to the Canadian cities.

By : Leonard Woodcock

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I've always thrived on the encouragement of others.

By : Patti Smith

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It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.

By : Jane Austen

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You see, I was never stage-struck the way most girls were.

By : Beatrice Wood

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Everything has to be well thought out - what do you really need, when can you do with less coverage.

By : Debbie Allen

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We want to learn all the game and play the best way and take to our advantage.

By : Peter Bondra

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