Abraham Lincoln Quotes
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
Quotes from other Authors
Who decides what is and what isn't punk? I want to write songs that people hear and feel, and I want to be successful and reach a big audience. I'm not trying to be the coolest guy in the world; I'm trying to write songs that mean something to people. As you get successful, sometimes you lose one set of fans and gain another.
When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music, I wish I had that.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
If you were just intent on killing people you could do better with a bomb made of agricultural fertiliser.
I never drink while I'm working, but after a few glasses I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober.
When you train six to seven hours a day to be the best in your sport, you don't want that to be overlooked. I don't train for my looks.
In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism.
There is no other way to break the frozen cinematic conventions than through a complete derangement of the official cinematic senses.
By 1865, all Southern women - the happily and regrettably single, the perpetually engaged, the wives and widows - had tired of the war. The Confederacy was shrinking, and the morale of its remaining men shrinking with it.
We need to think of chronic disease, hypertension, cancer, like H1N1. In fact, there's an epidemic of chronic disease.
I feel like life is much greater than a hero or a villain: there's good people that sometimes make mistakes.
It is much harder for economies to prosper if they cannot sell to, buy from, invest with, and even transit their neighbors. Landlocked countries with failed or failing neighbors can lose access to the world economy.
History is imperfect and biased, and it always, always has omissions. The most common omissions are the bits that the writer of that history took for granted that his readers would know.
Tansy Rayner Roberts
Ageing doesn't mean giving up on style and individuality; it doesn't mean abandoning fashion and living in comfy slippers and flannel knickers.
If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.