Joyce Carol Oates

If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?

Joyce Carol Oates

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Viola Davis I do believe that there are African Americans who have thick accents. My mom has a thick accent my relatives have thick accents. But sometimes you have to adjust when you go into the world of film, TV, theatre, in order to make it accessible to people.
Thurston Moore I certainly don't sit around in the morning making pancakes listening to Whitehouse or anything.
Mike Tyson Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him.
Alan Watts In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
Carl Jung Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
Kate Moss The first time I went to Johnny Depp's house in LA is when I realized what I was getting myself into. I knew he was famous, but I didn't really know what that entailed.
Abdul Kalam Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
Manfred von Richthofen I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible.
Don Johnson I can do whatever I want - I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.
W. C. Fields Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil.
Bill Walton I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.
Martha Plimpton It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.
Jennifer Lopez I like to cook Puerto Rican food. That's what I grew up on: rice, beans, meat, some Italian-American food. I know my way around the kitchen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Beware how you take away hope from any human being.
Aristotle Onassis The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
Samuel Hopkins Adams We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
David Byrne With music, you often don't have to translate it. It just affects you, and you don't know why.
Sophia Bush Your body tells you what it needs, and if you sleep past your alarm on a Saturday morning, it's probably because you need the sleep.
Cindy Crawford I don't think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer.
Charles Stanley Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, mo...

Joyce Carol Oates

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