Roger McGough

Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don't have to tell anyone you're doing it.

Roger McGough

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Winston Churchill Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.
Blaise Pascal All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Edward Koch Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
Frederick William Faber They always win who side with God.
Angie Dickinson In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers, the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see him putting on his vest and almost humming. It was subtle, but you knew what happened. Give me a towel and some blankets any day!
Shigeru Miyamoto It would be a joy for me if someone who was working with me became a big success.
Wale I'm very proud of my Nigerian heritage. I wasn't fortunate enough to be raised in a heavy Nigerian environment, because my parents were always working. My father was with D.C. Cabs and my mother worked in fast food and was a nurse.
J. Courtney Sullivan Reading poetry gives me a sense of calm, well-being, and love for humanity - the same stuff more flexible women get from yoga.
Vin Diesel I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character a...
Mark Twain Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Damien Hirst The difference between art about death and actual death is that one's a celebration and the other's a dull fact.
Georges Bataille Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
Candy Crowley People always used to say to me, 'Don't you want your own show? That'd be so cool if you had your own show.' I said, 'You know, it's not gonna happen. So - no.'
Hillary Clinton We know in New York we have several million at any one time who are in New York illegally.
Sonny Terry So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album.
Isaac Asimov The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
April Winchell I remember lying down for a nap one day at about 4:00 and walking up at 11:00 the next morning.
Alicia Keys Soul music is timeless.
Keith Richards If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.

Roger McGough

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