Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.
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Doug Coupland Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives.
Beatrice Webb If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
Benjamin Britten It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Cat Stevens This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general.
Bryant H. McGill Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.
Patti Stanger Up until age 40, most men are just not as mature as women. So, it makes sense that a lot of women date up in age a bit.
Steve Ross You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
Charles Kennedy I believe that access to a university education should be based on the ability to learn, not what people can afford. I think there is no more nauseating a sight than politicians pulling up the ladder of opportunity behind them.
Michel de Montaigne Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
Richard Henry Horne 'Tis always morning somewhere in the world.
Al Sharpton The dream was not to put one black family in the White House, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody's house.
Lee Iacocca There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog, waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
Lord Acton And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
Andrea McLean Eating at home is fine, as I can easily work around the foods that don't agree with me and still eat heartily with the rest of my family. I don't force them to follow my diet.
Michael Jordan The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and l...
Jacques Maritain Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
David Suzuki Global trade has advantages. For starters, it allows those of us who live through winter to eat fresh produce year-round. And it provides economic benefits to farmers who grow that food.
Annie Leibovitz I'm more interested in being good than being famous.
Theodor Herzl It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable.
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