A poem is never finished, only abandoned.

Paul Valery

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Richard Stallman With paper printed books, you have certain freedoms. You can acquire the book anonymously by paying cash, which is the way I always buy books. I never use a credit card. I don't identify to any database when I buy books. Amazon takes away that freedom.
Tim Heidecker Most of my ideas just come out funny.
Mary Kay Ash Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Christopher Walken I think that weddings have probably been crashed since the beginning of time. Cavemen crashed them. You go to meet girls. It makes sense.
Juliana Hatfield I don't really care about money. I find money boring and accounting boring, so I'm probably not going to ever make a lot of money.
Laura Hillenbrand I'm looking for a way out of here. I can't have it physically, so I'm going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it's just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he's breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their l...
Chinua Achebe Nigeria has had a complicated colonial history. My work has examined that part of our story extensively.
Anna Held How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy.
Ian Mcewan What reader wants to be told what attitude to strike?
Michel de Montaigne Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
Marilyn vos Savant Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
Ed O’Brien I think that's what helped us: confidence, respect, the desire to work hard.
Winston Churchill To improve is to change to be perfect is to change often.
Edith Wharton Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Timothy Olyphant Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person.
Margaret Chan This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
Martin Luther King, Jr. I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
Plautus Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
John F. Kennedy There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
Gwen Stefani When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like, 'Wow, they got real problems. They're my ...

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