There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song.

Phil Ochs

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Rick Warren So I would say God hates war, but God loves every soldier.
Studs Terkel Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too, because of the solace.
Josh Hutcherson I like both athletic girls and girly girls. It depends on their personality. I like girls who can go out and play sports with me and throw the football around, but you don't want a girl who's too much tougher than you. I like brainy girls who can respond to what I'm saying.
Shalom Harlow In the beginning, New York and I had kind of a love-hate relationship. It seemed so abrasive compared to Europe. But the transformation here in recent years is really something. I don't think I would have seen as much change if I'd lived in any other city in the world.
William Bartram On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.
Lisa Bonet My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
Frederick William Faber Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
William Butler Yeats Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
Miguel de Unamuno Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Franklin D. Roosevelt The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Alfonso Ribeiro I enjoy looking at words on paper and visualizing how to make them come to life. As a director, the creative process is really amazing.
Donald Glover I'm probably going to get in trouble for this but 'American Dad' is one of my favourite shows. It gets very dark in places but the jokes are there.
William C. Bryant Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
Tom Peters The whole secret to our success is being able to con ourselves into believing that we're going to change the world because statistically we are unlikely to do it.
Stephen Harper I forget what the relevant American rate is, but I can tell you that our goal is to have a combined federal-provincial corporate tax rate of no more than 25 percent. We're on target to do that by 2012. We will have significantly - by a significant margin the lowest corporate tax rates in the G-7, an...
John Keats Love is my religion - I could die for it.
Carol Ann Duffy I think poetry can help children deal with the other subjects on the curriculum by enabling them to see a subject in a new way.
George Bernard Shaw Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
Jeffrey Archer I'm not taking any interest in politics. I'm not involved in politics in any way. My life is in writing now.
Joe E. Lewis I play in the low 80s. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play.

Phil Ochs

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