Literature is a state of culture, poetry is a state of grace, before and after culture.

Juan Ramon Jimenez

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Confucius Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
Kenneth Robert Livingstone I was a weedy kid, not like one of those working-class men who can accommodate not being academically clever by physical strength and prowess.
Khalil Gibran Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Barack Obama I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.
Stella Adler Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Queen Latifah I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
Iain Banks Torture is such a slippery slope as soon as you allow a society or any legal system to do that, almost instantly you get a situation where people are being tortured for very trivial reasons.
Art Spiegelman The technology that threatens to kill off books as we know them - the 'physical book,' a new phrase in our language - is also making the physical book capable of being more beautiful than books have been since the middle ages.
Bill Gates Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
Rick Springfield I went to America and got into a band, had success, had hits in Australia.
Dhani Harrison Playing music has always felt very natural. You know, you do try to do other things, and you do learn lessons that way, but, eventually - well... if your dad is a plumber, you become a plumber. It's the family business, and I felt like I was taking over the family business.
Stephen Hawking There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
Douglas MacArthur They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.
George Bernard Shaw My reputation grows with every failure.
James Humes One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active not passive observers.
Gustav Mahler The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
John F. Kennedy Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.
Michel de Montaigne Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
Danica McKellar I didn't think that college math was for me. I didn't think I'd be able to hack it. And that perception of math not being for girls, not being for girls who see themselves as socially well adjusted has got to change.
Eddie Vedder People on death row, the treatment of animals, women's right to choose. So much in America is based on religious fundamentalist Christianity. Grow up! This is the modern world!

Juan Ramon Jimenez

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