I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.

By : William Joyce 0 Likes          


Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

By : William Butler Yeats

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My first introduction to chemistry came at a quite early age through my mother's elder brother.

By : Geoffrey Wilkinson

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I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years, from 14 to 34.

By : Larry Hagman

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You know, why don't you take him off all this stuff you have him hopped up on, all this garbage that we're feeding him, all this sugar and caffeine, and then see what happens?

By : Morgan Spurlock

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Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

By : George Steiner

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I just feel, in life, I'm searching for something I can rely on, something that's constant and something that's going to guide me through. And I felt that the Northern Star is a very beautiful image of that.

By : Melanie Chisholm

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Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.

By : Umberto Eco

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I always make this joke that I know you were expecting to see the big skirts and the hoops. But that was a long time ago. Artists aren't always seen as real people. If you start out as a teenager, sometimes people want to keep you locked as that. But I'm a woman now.

By : Jody Watley

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Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.

By : Amy Tan

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I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.

By : Julia Ward Howe

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I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn't need a tax after that.

By : Michael Badnarik

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The smaller the function, the greater the management.

By : C. Northcote Parkinson

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