Marilyn Hacker

Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.

Marilyn Hacker

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John W. Gardner I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
Michael Pollan The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on this is the black hole of American politics.
Thom Mayne My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness.
Tim Robbins Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
Bobby McFerrin If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they're going to get up and tell their boss off... then I'll be successful.
Joe Nichols Learning how to relive again on life's terms sure doesn't do much for your confidence. You have to kind of walk in faith that the next step is going to be just a little bit better than the last step.
William Shakespeare Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
Taraji P. Henson It's up to you to be responsible for how you feel if you're not happy. Your happiness lies in your hands. You can't rely on a man to make you happy or complete you. That starts with you.
Andrew Jack All artists are people of growth. It's like food, you take the good and leave the rest.
Jacqueline Bisset This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
Thomas Jefferson A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
Josie Maran The roughest part of that lifestyle is the travel and early mornings.
Rainn Wilson My dad was always such a frustrated artist. He always worked very hard to support his family, doing a bunch of ridiculous jobs. He wanted to be a painter, but then he also wrote science-fiction novels in his spare time.
Edward Gibbon Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
Abdul Kalam Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
William Morris I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.
Michelle Obama As a mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to raise my kids. But we have to ask ourselves, what does it mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids.
Kate Beckinsale I'm a fan of action movies.
Taylor Swift All you need to do to be my friend is like me.
Harold Coffin Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.

Marilyn Hacker

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