The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
By : Voltaire
If we had a hard time, my mother would sit me down and we would talk about it, and she kept talking and kept processing until we started to laugh about it.
By : Liza Minelli
When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist.
By : John McGahern
I say that I can't make anything up. I think of myself as a collage artist. I'm cutting and pasting memories of my life. And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life. I would prefer to tell it because telling you're always in control, you're like God.
By : Spalding Gray
And gradually they're beginning to recognize the fact that there's nothing more secure than a democratic, accountable, and participatory form of government. But it's sunk in only theoretically, it has not yet sunk in completely in practical terms.
By : Wole Soyinka
Those three chords were part of my life - G, F, Bb - yeh, it is, it is, and I can't help noticing it. But there have been other things nearly as close to it which people haven't noticed, other things we have done.
By : Ray Davies
I'm writing a movie about Mozart going to New York in the '60s. I've been reading so many novels.
By : John Cale
We must be part of the general staff at the inception, rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end.
By : Lane Kirkland
Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular all his life long.
By : Robert Burton
I influenced the BG style by not being able to draw perspective. The BG artists developed cool graphic painting styles to make my bad backgrounds look like they were that way on purpose.
By : John Kricfalusi
I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out.
By : Bill Lee