Abraham Lincoln Quotes
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
Quotes from other Authors
Yet, history has shown that if material force can defeat some ideologies it can no longer obliterate a civilization without destabilizing the whole planet.
The optimum frequency with which comedians should do a series is every year. I do one every three years. My audience is literally dying off.
We probably do not have a large enough industry here to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out. Much of the industry is based on full-time jobs here, institutionalised jobs.
If you want something, it will elude you. If you do not want something, you will get ten of it in the mail.
What people are tired of, the people who agree with me, what they're tired of is listening to that sound, the sound of the people who've given up.
I never went to a university, and I am proud to say so because I don't think I have done too badly.
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
I'm terrified of learning lines, and I've always been terrified that I won't learn them.
Eliminating hunger in America is doable, because we have the resources to do it.
Howard Graham Buffett
I wanted to leave home, and I didn't know where I was going or what I was going to do or what would happen. That's youth, though. Being fixated on things. I was fixated on being a writer.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Joseph Wood Krutch
The Tea Party movement is we the people who have been taxed enough already. I think that folks forget that this is not an organized effort; it is not an organized protest. What this is is mothers, fathers, grandparents, and what they are saying is: 'What are we going to pass along to our children? Is it going to be liberty, or debt and deficit?'
I'm a theatre person, that's who I am. I'm happy to make sojourns into the world of movies but I'm basically a theatre director that potters off and does a couple of movies.
I like to touch things. In my house I have a lot of velvet drapes and thick, lush couches.
I like Steve Gadd, everything he did with Steely Dan. There's so many. I like everything.