Albert Einstein Quotes
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
Quotes from other Authors
I'd somehow always thought of the classics of literature as something apart from me, something to do with academic life and not something you enjoyed.
It was very important that it be done in such a way that it be executed with complete conviction. If I had done it both ways, if I was trying to cover myself in case it didn't work, then it would have been to no purpose.
Why must everyone need a doctorate to teach? You can be a graduate from my institute in two months and for $11,000.
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
One out of six women are toxic with mercury. Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants. I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with, you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country. This is like, the air that we breath.
There are very few good examples of effective, nurturing leadership that unlocks people's potential or even enthusiasm.
The problem with feminism in the second wave was that we fought so much among ourselves, and I think we did so much damage to the movement... and I think the next wave, the third wave, is women mentoring younger women and women helping younger women to enter the political process and the writing world.
Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
So the better my partner or my opposition, however you like to think about it, the better my game.
Quite often, little germs of ideas have come from something that I've observed or someone's told me. The process of it becoming fiction is expanding and extending it: stretching the rubber band of reality.
I lead a very active lifestyle. When I am not working, I enjoy snowboarding in winter. I golf and swim in the summer months. However, trying to find the time to exercise when I am traveling is quite a challenge. I find myself working out at hotel gyms quite regularly - just so that I can keep up with my training.
There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us.
Snohetta promotes a more democratic workplace atmosphere than most other architectural offices. This may merely reflect prevalent employment practices in Scandinavia, but Snohetta places a stronger emphasis on group participation in the design process than typical high-style firms.
By virtue of some of the ways the game is played, in terms of message discipline, in terms of access for reporters, and especially in the way that sources and subjects, especially famous subjects, treat the media, almost by default there's more news that's falling into books.
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive to people of the Jewish persuasion, and we led off with it, and they were offended by it, and that was that.