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Vidal Sassoon For nine years I worked to change what was hairdressing then into a geometric art form with color, perm without setting which had never been done before.
John Irving And I find - I'm 63, and my capacity to be by myself and just spend time by myself hasn't diminished any. That's the necessary part of being a writer, you better like being alone.
Georg C. Lichtenberg Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Alyssa Milano First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.
Harrison Ford You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Flannery O’Connor At its best our age is an age of searchers and discoverers, and at its worst, an age that has domesticated despair and learned to live with it happily.
Claude Monet Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.
Bo Bennett Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.
Billy Wilder France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
John Mellencamp I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty it fights dirty.
Lois Wyse Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress, and you find that you're the one in the green dress.
John Grierson The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received.
Antisthenes Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
George W. Bush This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.
Marcus Tullius Cicero The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Bobby Flay I don't have a long family history of good cooks in my family.
Ethan Hawke In all of our society, but especially in Hollywood, there is an obsession with perfection that can lead to self-loathing and neurosis and all that kind of stuff.
Robertson Davies The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need.
John Avlon First, I think more Americans need to declare their independence from partisan politics on both sides. The more that Americans declare their independence, the more the parties will have to compete for their votes using reason rather than the hateful appeals.
Sloane Crosley Some of the writers I admire who seem very, very funny and very emotional to me can develop a closeness with the reader without giving too much of themselves away. Lorrie Moore comes to mind, as does David Sedaris. When they write, the reader thinks that they're being trusted as a friend.
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