It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the Polish section of Chicago, and in many Italian and Irish tenements, or that any workshops could be worse than some of those I had seen in our foreign quarters.
By : Alice Hamilton
Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them.
By : William James
But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us. In having the courage to take that decision. To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.
By : Michael Hutchence
I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
By : Anthony Kiedis
Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we're losing our individuality.
By : Boy George
Japan continues to work closely with the United States on the issue of the North Korean nuclear crisis and has played an important and constructive role in the Six-Party talks.
By : Michael K. Simpson
The mathematics of rhythm are universal. They don't belong to any particular culture.
By : John McLaughlin
Musical practice is too young an art in America to warrant a search for men with a conductor's gift.
By : Anton Seidl
When I'm reading material, if I'm a little bit afraid of a part and I'm willing to admit that to myself, then I'll do it, definitely. If I'm worried about being able to do it, to get it - I absolutely just love it.
By : Jack Lemon
And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating.
By : Jim Bolger