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Henry Miller The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
James Randolph Adams Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.
William Hurt Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure.
George Carey If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
Denis Waitley Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Christopher Shays I think that some of our soldiers die in the battlefield and some come home to bad health and die prematurely, just by the nature of the kind of business they're in.
Thomas Hughes Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
Manal al-Sharif Women tell me they are different since 21 May - the day I was arrested - it's a positive change, they believe now.
Chuck Palahniuk If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
H. L. Mencken No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.
Georges Bataille Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
Bruce Lee Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
Daniel Greenberg Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change - by using technology - but not change too much.
Georges Simenon The fact that we are I don't know how many millions of people, yet communication, complete communication, is completely impossible between two of those people, is to me one of the biggest tragic themes in the world.
Helen Keller No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
Donald Rumsfeld Imagine, a September 11 with weapons of mass destruction. It's not 3,000. It's tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children.
Susan Sontag I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro. This is a passionately racist country it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future.
John Tenniel Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block.
Marc Newson To create well I have to be in a good mood, happy and cool.
Al Franken The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest.
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