John Barton

Poetry is but another form of inquiry into the nature of phenomena, using with its own unique procedures and tools.

John Barton

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Michael Haneke Films that are entertainments give simple answers but I think that's ultimately more cynical, as it denies the viewer room to think. If there are more answers at the end, then surely it is a richer experience.
Judith Wright Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.
Mae West It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.
Louis D. Brandeis There are no shortcuts in evolution.
Gary Locke The U.S. tries to provide immigrants who grow up here with a world-class education and imbue them with the can-do attitude that has long defined American innovation.
Tim Pawlenty I do support enhanced interrogation techniques. Obviously their value is shining through with respect to the bin Laden killing.
Ben Barnes When I was at school, I was in choirs more than anything else, from a very young age, about 9 years old. And then I started taking drum lessons.
Andrew Carnegie The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
Michael Caine I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can't deal with a woman of their own age.
Conrad Black The American legal industry is a medieval guild in which the prosecutors, bar, and bench join hands to ensure that legal invoices are paid, no matter how excessive.
Jimmy Smits I've been in California for about 15 years now. You're always in your car and insulated. I miss New York so much.
Rachel Dratch And you know when I was growing up, I knew I wanted to have kids, but I knew I didn't want to do it alone. Then once I was 41,42, I had to accept that I probably wouldn't have kids unless I decided to adopt later on, but even then it would be with a partner.
Helen Hayes Age is not important unless you're a cheese.
George Orwell Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
Javier Bardem I was emotionally and physically punched in the stomach. This is not a place where you go and deliver the lines and then you come back. It's kind of a life-changing experience. But it can't get better than this for any actor - this is like an opera.
Thomas Carlyle It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
Hans Eysenck Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts.
Wayne Coyne Even in the beginning, when we knew there was a legal argument about how much our song sounds like his song, as one songwriter to another, I wasn't sure that Cat Stevens would take that as bad.
Shahrukh Khan Without hurting anybody, we all tend to laugh at others' discomfort. When someone slips on a banana skin and falls it's funny.
Fran Lebowitz You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.

John Barton

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