Agatha Christie Quotes
I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.
Quotes from other Authors
Given a choice between being happy or being efficient and safe, I'll take efficient and safe.
I don't need to be looking at every failure of government, I need to be looking where failure of government needs reform.
When I was a teenager, I wanted to be a portrait painter. As I got to be older, I realized that as a portrait painter I wouldn't be able to support a goldfish.
Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters.
I know this sounds phony, but I don't start out on a project going, 'I'm going to make an emotional work,' you know what I mean? You try to tell the story directly and honestly and with passion.
While the level of support we can each provide certainly varies, it is very important at this time that we all do what we can to help our neighbors - not only our immediate neighbors here in Alabama, but those further away in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Can't make your payments? No problem. The interest charges keep on coming. In fact, banks prefer it that way. More money for them. The government guarantees it.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
'Boom' is my heart. The 'kack' is my soul. Apparently when I choreographed I didn't realize that I said 'boom-kack' 'boom-kack.' I had no idea I was doing it and then I realized that it's every time I felt like the fight in my soul - the boom and the kack - was like my heart. It was like the love of it - my heart and soul.
I knew I could never match my father as a violinist, and there were already four generations of outstanding cellists in the family.
Don't get me wrong - I'm a big fan of things American - but when American people do British stuff, it's so universally dreadful.
After all my probing into the human brain, I should still be aware of mysteries and come up with them myself.
I have a sense that many Americans, especially those like me with European or foreign parents, feel they have to invent their families just as they have to invent themselves.
In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.