The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
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Robert Morgan I think that it's more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction.
Mstislav Rostropovich Baalbek is so beautiful. It is the heart of beauty in the Middle East - I want to embrace these people with my music. I will try so hard for them. Their president is a Christian, their prime minister is a Muslim. Music is for everyone.
Graham Joyce The poetry and transgression that was so much of surrealism's anarchic force has been recruited into mainstream culture. It has been made commonplace by television and magazine merchandising, by computer games and Internet visuals, by film and MTV, by the fashion shoot.
Percy Bysshe Shelley Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.
Abdurrahman Wahid All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
Kirsty Gallacher I love animals and feel very strongly that people should not be allowed to buy a pet if they are not able to look after it.
Alyssa Milano First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.
Linda McCartney I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice.
Hiawatha Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.
Robert Fulghum It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.
Thomas A. Edison Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Shia LaBeouf I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.
Ian Hamilton Finlay The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which implied that the only pleasure you can get from Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad, and by laughing at the architecture.
Darren Criss I never let my politics supersede my manners.
Isak Dinesen When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.
Marco Rubio From tea parties to the election in Massachusetts, we are witnessing the single greatest political pushback in American history.
Pearl S. Buck None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
Jim Carrey I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal.
Francois Truffaut In love, women are professionals, men are amateurs.
Bill Copeland The man who rows the boat seldom has time to rock it.
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