Don Marquis

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Don Marquis

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Jimmy Smith My mom would have liked it that I patterned myself more after Jimmy Reed.
Mae West Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
John Baldacci There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
Charles Babbage To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.
Dennis Rodman I go out with white women. This makes a lot of people unhappy, mostly black women.
Pope Paul VI All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani And they said if we help with the crisis, they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises, they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed.
Jerry Saltz The forties, seventies, and the nineties, when money was scarce, were great periods, when the art world retracted but it was also reborn.
Michelangelo I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Mason Cooley The passion for money is never fickle.
Mikhail Gorbachev America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
Francis Bacon Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Jose Padilha Science is based on the possibility of objectivity, on the possibility of different people checking out for themselves the observations made by others. Without that possibility, there is no empirical principle capable of deciding between different arguments and theories.
A. N. Wilson I very much dislike the intolerance and moralism of many Christians, and feel more sympathy with Honest Doubters than with them.
Gore Vidal Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith.
Phyllis McGinley Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man.
Lin Yutang Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld It is not enough to have great qualities We should also have the management of them.
Susan Lucci I love spaghetti and meatballs... I eat a lot.
Maya Angelou I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.

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