Wallace Stevens

If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.

Wallace Stevens

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Competing in both track and field and basketball for the Bruins I have a lot of great memories to choose from. But my all-time favorite moment in collegiate sports has to be in 1982 when we won UCLA's first NCAA title in track.
John Major Well, I think there's a distinction between sexing-up the intelligence and sexing-up the presentation of the intelligence.
William Halsey I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.
Jane Campion There was a big drive when I was at art school to make you aware of the economy of meaning - after all, this was still during the tail end of minimalism. Being responsible for everything you put in your picture, and being able to defend it. Keeping everything clear around you so you know what is ope...
Baz Luhrmann One of my great all-time loves in cinema, and I've seen it three times, is Bondarchuk's 'War and Peace.' Not a lot of people may have seen that film. It was made during the Soviet era.
Claudia Black Trust in yourself.
Billy Corgan For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating.
Tommy Lee Jones I have worked on very good movies that have been buried, and I've worked on some resounding mediocrities that have been paraded through the marketplace like they were masterpieces.
Alan Thicke There are psychological repercussions to illness and we need a little more help to get through the effects not only on the afflicted but on the family. And I think there's even a place for humor in that.
Friedrich Nietzsche The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
Lena Headey I have an internal protectiveness where it's like, if it comes to just me, as frightened as I am of losing someone I love or things going sour or simply being alone, there is a dark place in my brain where I'm like, It could happen and I'm okay, I'm prepared.
Klaus Kinski I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
Carl Lewis People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well.
Joseph Lancaster All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.
Adoniram Judson The future is a bright as the promises of God.
Jimmy Carter The fact is that we would have had comprehensive health care now, had it not been for Ted Kennedy's deliberately blocking the legislation that I proposed in 1978 or '79.
Tila Tequila You don't want to be in a relationship with someone who's scared of you.
Mikhail Gorbachev America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
Eliot Spitzer The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shook our nation to the core. Americans were deeply frightened, sad, and angry, and they rallied around a President who, at the time, showed impressive certitude and calm.
Henry David Thoreau The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.

Wallace Stevens

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