Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.

By : Honore de Balzac 0 Likes          


At last the best of artisans ordained that that creature to whom He had been able to give nothing proper to himself should have joint possession of whatever had been peculiar to each of the different kinds of being.

By : Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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To see you naked is to recall the Earth.

By : Federico Garcia Lorca

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Sometimes, I feel that Manhattan in particular has gotten really tame and gentrified or something.

By : Tea Leoni

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Senators, like everyone else, want to feel a part of this decision-making process. They want to feel included.

By : Tom Daschle

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The new artists coming through were very materialistic and Hollywood, not so engaged in communication.

By : Patti Smith

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To one who believes that really good industrial conditions are the hope for a machine civilization, nothing is more heartening than to watch conference methods and education replacing police methods.

By : Frances Perkins

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When he brought it to me four years ago, Rodney King had just arrived, I was involved in the clean-up of L.A. and I guess it was part of my experience.

By : Kathryn Bigelow

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It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart.

By : Yakov Smirnoff

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So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.

By : Mika Waltari

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Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.

By : Esther Williams

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At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks.

By : Mark Haddon

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We start out talking about the story, trying to figure out who is who and what should happen, taking notes the whole time. Then I do a rough layout of the issue, showing what happens on each page. Then we discuss that some more.

By : Phil Foglio

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