Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
The thing I do really is a communication with audiences more than any achievement through records.
Under the influence of fear which always leads men to take a pessimistic view of things they magnified their enemies’ resources and minimized their own.
I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.
My father opened a restaurant. It’s so amazing… it’s so freaking delicious but I’m telling you I gain five pounds every time I go in there.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Evil is done without effort naturally it is the working of fate good is always the product of an art.
I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
The White House alone cannot hold its opponents accountable.
When a father absent during the day returns home at six his children receive only his temperament not his teaching.
Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas – an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
I think it’s interesting that ‘cologne’ rhymes with ‘alone.’
It was taunted as reality. It was dangled as a carrot. In terms of people’s hopes and dreams to say that that is less of a reality than the daily grind they find themselves in is maybe not correct.
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
A singer for me is more like someone who is standing alone with a microphone like Scott Walker rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.
I realised one day that men are emotional cripples. We can’t express ourselves emotionally we can only do it with anger and humour. Emotional stability and expression comes from women.
I was always a singer. But I was always focused on being an actor as my trade. Music I do just for me. The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible.
Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.
The United States government first learned of the diversion of the W-88 nuclear warhead design in late 1995.
Just because you put higher-octane gasoline in your car doesn’t mean you can break the speed limit. The speed limit’s still 65.
I want to serve chess through games books that are works of art. I would like to bring the game closer to many people all over the world.
These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users.
The true poet for me is a priest. As soon as he dons the cassock he must leave his family.
The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the ’60s. I had a group but I don’t think it was at the same level as Chris because he’s an amazing musician.
It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.
Far from creating a new formalism what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance.