Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.

By : James Keller 0 Likes          


At one time musical theater, particularly in the '40s and '50s, was a big source of pop songs. That's how musical theater started, really - it was just a way of linking several pop songs for the stage.

By : Neil Tennant

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Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable.

By : Werner Herzog

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If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings, it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans, something beyond time and space.

By : Henry Reed

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I came into the industry at a time when there weren't a lot of choices to what you could do.

By : Joe Morton

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This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water.

By : Charles Olson

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Sometimes I think that I want to do something strictly basic, really simple. Just with a few chords. But I won't have anything more than two or three sentences in my head. That kind of evaporates once I start playing and then it goes off in whatever direction.

By : Tom Jenkinson

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My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like 'Who are you?' or 'What do you do?' you learn the most.

By : Brian Lamb

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Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst.

By : Campbell Scott

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If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.

By : Thomas J. Watson

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Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.

By : Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Any time you have loose ballots, you have to worry about shenanigans. It's a shame such a hard-fought election has to come down to something like this.

By : David Axelrod

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And I have to consider myself fortunate, because there are plenty of writers who spend most of a lifetime looking for that certain something without ever finding it.

By : Brian Lumley

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