Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
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Jodie Foster I had to take my makeup off at work every night. I wasn't allowed to do it at home because my mom said that when your work day is done, you're done with work.
Russell Pearce I mean, that's a sad day in America when you're recalled because you did what you said you were going to do, and the public voted you in to do that.
Irvine Welsh When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
Curtis Stone For 'Around the World in 80 Plates' we got to travel all over, having what was like a cross between a culinary competition and races. And in each country we had a chef Ambassador. We went to London, Barcelona, Bologna, Hong Kong, Thailand, Morocco... It was amazing.
Lech Walesa We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Maurice Maeterlinck All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
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Olivier Messiaen My faith is the grand drama of my life. I'm a believer, so I sing words of God to those who have no faith.
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Walt Disney You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
Joe Heck The House has passed several bipartisan bills to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to secure a good job to provide for their families. All of these jobs bills deserve the support of our Senators and a strong show of leadership from the president.
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David Hyde Pierce I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it's a good job that will continue.
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