A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
E. M. Forster
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Rachel Weisz Because I think in order to get famous you have to be known for something. Like 'You're the romantic comedy girl' or 'You're the Oscar-winning whatever girl.'
Gustavo Dudamel Recently, I went to a disco with friends, and all the young people were saying, 'Dudamel, we want to go to your concert, but it's impossible because it's sold out.' It's really amazing.
Harlan Coben When I was seventeen, I worked as a counsellor at a co-ed sleep-away camp for eight weeks. I loved it but it could be harrowing - it was far too much responsibility for someone my age.
Maurice Saatchi Poetry can't cure cancer, but it can save your life until you die.
Luke Bryan Just really, really believe in what you're trying to do. Don't let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line.
Lord Byron What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
Susan Faludi As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it.
Jane Austen A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
David Bowie On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.
Lara Stone My mom didn't use face cream, like, nothing at all. She's got great skin and looks very youthful.
Gilbert K. Chesterton To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Jack Welch I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
Benjamin Franklin For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Joe Paterno Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things.
Sidney Poitier I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
Edward Koch Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
Woody Allen I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach In youth we learn in age we understand.
Clive Owen A huge part of acting in movies is appetite. You do your best work when you've got a lot of appetite and you really want to embrace something. When you get tired, you don't have that hunger.
Carl Jung Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
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