I like that kind of 'straight-faced' comedy. I like to be straight-faced and outrageous.
By : Leslie Nielsen
It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.
By : Elizabeth Edwards
A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't.
By : Irvin S. Cobb
The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I'm not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage.
By : Pete Townshend
Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics.
By : Robert Teeter
The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.
By : Allen Klein
Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward.
By : John Amery
The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.
By : Elizabeth Hardwick
Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps, on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs.
By : Rudolf Arnheim