The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.
By : Charles Caleb Colton
Since coming to Congress, I have been advocating for increased resources for research in the physical sciences and for the Department of Energy Office of Science in particular.
By : Judy Biggert
As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion.
By : Jasper Johns
I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting... That's why I'm really taking any part, regardless of how complicated it's going to be.
By : Leonardo DiCaprio
I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction.
By : Roman Polanski
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within.
By : Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
People underestimate the impact they can have on the process through contact with legislators. By being part of an organized group in an area that you have an interest in, you can multiply the impact of your own ideas.
By : Ralph Regula
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie within it.
By : Walter Savage Landor
People should watch out for three things: avoid a major addiction, don't get so deeply into debt that it controls your life, and don't start a family before you're ready to settle down.
By : James Taylor
I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art.
By : Frank Bruno