Rita Dove

I try to show what it is about language and music that enthralls, because I think those are the two elements of poetry.

Rita Dove

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B. H. Liddell Hart Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.
William Shakespeare All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
Christopher Dodd It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
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Clint Eastwood I'm not really conservative. I'm conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don't any more.
Don Winslow You know, I mean this sincerely, you know, I'm so grateful that I get to get up in the morning and do this, you know, and write books.
Lauren Hutton We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.
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Peabo Bryson But my attitude about it is I have miles to go before I sleep.
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Woodrow Wilson The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
Albert Einstein That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
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Nick Clegg My dad's side of the family had lots of artists and musicians. There's an emotional, quite sentimental quality to Slavic culture. It's very open, it loves art, it loves music, it loves literature. It's very warm, it's very up, it's very down. I would celebrate that.

Rita Dove

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