For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.
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Imran Khan Cross-cultural marriage is difficult, especially when one person has to live in another country. But I thought there was a very good chance of it working because people grow together if they have a common passion.
Chester Bennington When I'm writing, I'm constantly thinking about myself, because it's the only experience I have to draw on. And I don't see an exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I know that my songs have validity to them, and that's why the fans are there.
Paul Gauguin Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
Thomas J. Watson Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
Jon Meacham The problem for those who assert biblical authority in support of traditional definitions of marriage is that one could, with equal validity, assert that the lending of money or certain kinds of haircuts are forbidden by God, or that slavery and the subjugation of women are authorized by the Lord.
Venus Williams Unfortunately the world is what it is now. People don't get along for whatever reason. As professional athletes, in a way we're almost ambassadors for peace, because sports brings everyone together.
Peabo Bryson Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
Donna Brazile Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
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Dan Rather I had just turned 10-years-old when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and plunged America into World War II.
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Francois Hollande We are near, very near, to an end to the eurozone crisis... The worst - in the sense of the fear of the eurozone breaking up - is over. But the best isn't there yet.
Ryan Murphy I love crispy, cool sheets.
William Arthur Ward It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
Ricki Lake If I had been on 'Bowling for Dollars,' I'd wind up owing them money.
Halle Berry I'm learning to accept the lack of privacy as the real downer in my profession.
Thom Gunn My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to understand.
Mother Teresa If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
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