Naming a baby is an act of poetry, for many people the only creative moment of their lives.
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Alan Greenspan I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
Paul McCartney When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!
Cat Stevens Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death.
Robert Delaunay Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
Ziggy Marley If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be.
Campbell Scott Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst.
J. C. Watts I have often said one of the reasons more blacks don't support Republicans is because they don't trust the GOP establishment.
Josh Radnor I actually have a thing about proper nouns. They clang on my ear in a weird way when I hear them dropped into movies.
Arlen Specter People in government and public life are being kicked around at a high rate of speed.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
John Kenneth Galbraith By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man.
Lao Tzu Silence is a source of great strength.
Marcus Tullius Cicero A man of courage is also full of faith.
Dorothy Gilman People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
Ben Okri The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.
Omar Bongo I'm not aiming for the Nobel Peace Prize!
Alexei Navalny When men are arrested without any legal basis and for political reasons, it's merely a routine, everyday occurrence in Russia, and hardly anyone has any sympathy.
Paul Valery In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
Sophie Swetchine Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
Norman MacCaig And if they haven't got poetry in them, there's nothing you can do that will produce it.
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