Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

Francis Bacon

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Hugh Jackman As you get older you have more respect and empathy for your parents. Now I have a great relationship with both of them.
John Irving I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write.
Kin Hubbard After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
Clara Schumann I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand.
Lord Byron A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
Laurence Housman Suicide is possible, but not probable hanging, I trust, is even more unlikely for I hope that, by the time I die, my countrymen will have become civilised enough to abolish capital punishment.
Fred Allen We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
Daniel Day-Lewis I'm not keen on history being tampered with... to any extent.
Linda Ronstadt In the United States, we spend millions of dollars on sports because it promotes teamwork, discipline, and the experience of learning to make great progress in small increments. Learning to play music does all this and more.
John Adams Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
J. B. Priestley The greatest writers of this age... are aware of the mystery of our existence.
Henry Rollins I've made some great mistakes in my life, but, you know, they were honest mistakes.
Bill Shuster Our first responsibility is to protect the American people and we cannot put on blinders to expect that everyone who seeks asylum does so in good faith.
Napoleon Hill First comes thought then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Patty Duke I have been afraid all my life that I am going to die. All my life it has been stuffed in my imagination.
Jessamyn West Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
Francis of Assisi If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
Evander Holyfield I'm just one woman away, my mother, from being the same as Mike Tyson. I would've ended up like him if my mama had not been so tough and strong. A lot of people, including Mike, don't know I came from the ghetto. They think I'm too nice and proper. But that's the way my mama raised me - to look peop...
Donald Norman Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books.
Jordyn Wieber There are so many little girls who follow me and look up to me. I'm their role model, so I have to make sure I'm always being professional and not putting any swear words out there - just really putting positive things out there on the Internet.

Francis Bacon

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