Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production.

Joseph Brodsky

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Harry Browne I'm old enough to remember the end of World War II. On Aug. 14,1946, a year after the Japanese were defeated, most newspapers and magazines had single articles commemorating the end of the war.
Lance Armstrong Portland, Oregon won't build a mile of road without a mile of bike path. You can commute there, even with that weather, all the time.
Carnie Wilson I always think I am one of the millions and millions of people that struggles with an addiction to food. I don't know how to relax, that's my problem.
James Buchan The west has a great deal to answer for in the Middle East, from Britain's belated empire-building after the First World War to the US and British policy that condemns modern Iraq to the material and social squalor of a half-century ago.
Richard M. Nixon Politics would be a helluva good business if it weren't for the goddamned people.
Monica Lewinsky This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character.
Carly Fiorina You know, I believe that technology is the great leveler. Technology permits anybody to play. And in some ways, I think technology - it's not only a great tool for democratization, but it's a great tool for eliminating prejudice and advancing meritocracies.
Georg C. Lichtenberg I cannot say whether things will get better if we change what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
Sophocles Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Helmut Jahn It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result?
Soren Kierkegaard The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Mike Tyson I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
Rocky Marciano In the ring, I never really knew fear.
Irving Fisher The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
Malcolm Forbes By the time we've made it, we've had it.
Shahrukh Khan I think love can happen at any age... it has no age.
William Griffith Wilson We will see that our new attitude toward liquor has been given to us without any thought or effort on our part. It just comes! That is the miracle of it.
Robert Blair Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society.
Betsey Johnson I used to design for my body, which was flat-chested with big hips. That's why my clothes were tight on top with full skirts.

Joseph Brodsky

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