It often happens that when a person possesses a particular ability to an extraordinary degree, nature makes up for it by leaving him or her incompetent in every other department.
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Jerry Bruckheimer Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me.
Mike Myers My father was always a straight-up funny guy. He was silly. He was my inspiration.
Sylvia Plath The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
Adam Carolla When you have kids, you instantly feel that you do not want to do them wrong. Those dads that go off to Florida and start a new life, I couldn't imagine that: seeing my kid once every Christmas, every three years. If I'm gone for six days it feels like too much.
Trey Anastasio Music has always been my protection against the world, from a very young age. I feel safe inside of a jam.
M. F. K. Fisher Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
Ambrose Bierce Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
Isaac Asimov Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
Ludwig Erhard A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
Thomas Carlyle I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Ron Chernow The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They've lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance.
Robert Kennedy It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
Giorgos Seferis For poetry there exists neither large countries nor small. Its domain is in the heart of all men.
Vladimir Lenin The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
Adam Sandler You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn It would have been difficult to design a path out of communism worse than the one that has been followed.
Ann Romney I think we recognize as Americans there are certain things that are just primary to the freedoms and liberties that we enjoy here and religious freedom is one of the most important things we as Americans cherish.
Jim Valvano We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children's life. It may save someone you love. And it's very important.
Pete Rose Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone.
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