American poetry, like American painting, is always personal with an emphasis on the individuality of the poet.

Diane Wakoski

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Erwin Rommel The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
Jon Hamm It couldn't be a simpler answer. Marriage doesn't really mean anything to me. I feel like in many ways marriage is more for the families of the couple than for the people involved, so I don't gravitate to it.
Elizabeth Jennings For me, poetry is always a search for order.
Lucas Grabeel I grew up with the classics. My mom and I would sit and watch 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'White Christmas' - those kind of movies.
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Mahalia Jackson I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one.
Anne Burrell I started in the restaurant business at the age of 19 as a waitress. I loved the atmosphere and the camaraderie of the restaurant business. I loved not having to go to an office. I loved making people happy.
Charles Caleb Colton Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
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Aristotle In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
John Cleese I want to write a book which is the history of comedy.
Vita Sackville-West Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation.
Herman Melville Old age is always wakeful as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
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Carroll O’Connor Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.
Saint Teresa of Avila Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Paul Rand Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
Ritchie Blackmore I was impressed by Hendrix. His attitude was brilliant. Even the way he walked was amazing.

Diane Wakoski

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