Andrew Motion

More people are reading poetry now than at any time in the history of the human race.

Andrew Motion

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Bjork I feel like the people from Iceland have a different relationship with their country than other places. Most Icelandic people are really proud to be from there, and we don't have embarrassments like World War II where we were cruel to other people.
Anne Lamott If you don't die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.
Dan Aykroyd I've always been a big fan of science fiction and of the worlds of the spiritual and the mystic.
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Marguerite Duras It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him.
Alexander McQueen I work with people I admire and respect. It's never because of who they are.
Marquis de Sade 'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death.
Albert Schweitzer Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.
Henry Ford Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Joseph Smith, Jr. The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Amy Winehouse I was hit by a car once on my bike, but I still rode home.
Ron Paul I have never met anyone who did not support our troops. Sometimes, however, we hear accusations that someone or some group does not support the men and women serving in our Armed Forces. But this is pure demagoguery, and it is intellectually dishonest.
John Frankenheimer Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that.
William Pollard It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.
M. Night Shyamalan Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
Brad Henry No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
Craig Breedlove There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that's if we quit.
Carl Sandburg A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
Jennifer Aniston I've never sat there and plotted out how I was going to become successful or famous.

Andrew Motion

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