Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.

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David Mamet If, indeed, a firearm were more dangerous to its possessors than to potential aggressors, would it not make sense for the government to arm all criminals, and let them accidentally shoot themselves? Is this absurd? Yes, and yet the government, of course, is arming criminals.
Clement Clarke Moore As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
Steve Crocker Seriously, we are in the midst of the convergence of voice and data and that is challenging the infrastructure of the telephone companies. There are huge commercial interests in the basic technology, but even more so in content delivery and control of content.
Mark Zuckerberg For the first time we're allowing developers who don't work at Facebook to develop applications just as if they were. That's a big deal because it means that all developers have a new way of doing business if they choose to take advantage of it. There are whole companies that are forming whose only ...
B. C. Forbes A shady business never yields a sunny life.
Jack Dempsey By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.
Liam Gallagher I didn't always want to be a dad.
Jerry Nachman There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.
Tom DeLonge Humor has become so cliche and boring that nothing's funny anymore unless it involves something totally disgusting that offends somebody or makes them feel really uncomfortable.
Larry David I still think of that guy I was without a wife or kids, and I still want to entertain that guy. The lonely guy, the frustrated guy, the guy with no money - this is the guy who needs to laugh.
Spike Milligan I can speak Esperanto like a native.
James Taylor Music is my living. I enjoy selling my music.
Humphrey Carpenter The nice thing about being a writer is that you can make magic happen without learning tricks.
Josh Billings Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Florence Nightingale The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
Allen Klein Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.
Steven Van Zandt C-17s should be ready to go at various military bases around the world packed with water, food, medical supplies, sleeping bags and tents, all prepared to be air dropped in alongside soldiers and doctors to begin relief efforts.
Benjamin Carson Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.
George Steiner We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning.
Janet Napolitano Now, a lot of what we are doing right now, quite frankly, is because of what happened on Christmas. Many of the things were kind of in the works. We were already planning, for example, the purchase and deployment of advanced imaging technology. You call them body scanners. We call them AITs (Advance...

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