Mark Strand

Poetry is something that happens in universities, in creative writing programs or in English departments.

Mark Strand

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Grover Norquist I read murder mysteries. I exercise 40 minutes a day. I watch videotapes while I exercise. I listen to audiotapes when I am in my car. And I try to stay in three different centuries.
James L. Farmer, Jr. Anyone who said he wasn't afraid during the civil rights movement was either a liar or without imagination. I was scared all the time. My hands didn't shake but inside I was shaking.
David Ogilvy Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
Vivien Leigh English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
Ben Affleck I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.
Stone Gossard I really enjoy not getting in a car and running errands on bikes.
Michael Jordan Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.
Ellen Pompeo Happiness is not that easy to achieve, but having a handsome husband, a beautiful baby, and a great job helps.
Lady Gaga I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon, though.
Matthew Broderick Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.
Jeff Ross Humor that is edgy is never squeaky clean.
Colin Powell I don't know that there is much the United States can do except work with the international community.
Thomas A. Edison Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Simon Pegg There are actually quite high profile British TV star cameos in it that you probably wouldn't even notice, that the British wouldn't even notice, let alone the American audience.
Bashar al-Assad Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
Andrea Jung I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.
Justin Timberlake The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
Eddie Vedder I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ...
Washington Irving A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Paul Theroux Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It's also about mutual help, not about exploitation.

Mark Strand

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