Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.

Jacques Maritain

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Lauren Bacall We live in an age of mediocrity.
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks, around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success, sold lots of records and played bigger shows, I had the least control of my own life.
Michelangelo The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Mignon McLaughlin We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
Vincent Van Gogh What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
P. J. Harvey I was a visual artist primarily and a writer, even from a very young age. I wrote a lot of stories and poetry and... I had a desire to create always. And I always had a desire to show my work.
Swami Vivekananda The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
P. J. O’Rourke Hubris is one of the great renewable resources.
Felicity Kendal Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period.
James Madison A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
Horace You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Thomas Frank Selling public property is the true Chicago way. Had Mr. Obama not been elected president, the nation's business journals would be falling over one another to praise his city for its daring, market-friendly innovations.
Clive Anderson On the environmental front there's concern about global warming and high levels of carbon dioxide, and trees take in CO2 and store carbon.
Leslie Banks I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
Kristin Scott Thomas In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'
Chita Rivera We were taking collections for people with AIDS in New York around Easter.
Blanche Lincoln I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
Joni Mitchell I see the entire world as Eden, and every time you take an inch of it away, you must do so with respect.
Sheryl Lee I'm fascinated with all kinds of religion, but I'm not committed to any specific one.
Mick Jagger Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.

Jacques Maritain

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