To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
Quotes from other Authors
When I went to university, I finally got exposed to European films, and they had a strong impact on me. I felt those films had a lot of things to say that weren't getting expressed in the films I was used to seeing.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I have to say, though, it's a little strange doing both because Durant is very straight and stern and austere.
If I could go upstairs and write every day, I would be happy. I don't need recreation.
If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean store and overturn the racks of blue denim.
Archery is not a sport for everyone. The equipment costs a lot, and it is not easy for everyone to find a place to play. It is perhaps similar to golf, but of course there are more golf courses than archery fields.
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans.
John F. Lehman Jr.
Historically, software for business was seen as unsexy because the products were seen as so poor - they provided such a poor user experience.
So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself.
I went to see the stock exchange when I was 18 years old. I'm not a Wall Street lawyer, I'm a Stanwix Street lawyer. Stanwix Street is a street in downtown Pittsburgh. One of the clients is Mellon Bank, which merged with the Bank of New York Mellon a number of years ago. And I have for years have done software licensing for Mellon.
Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret... to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner. You must be eating some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American.
My father and I had a good relationship, it was very relaxed. He had a lot of humour. He looked a little bit like me, although he had no beard. He had the appearance of a very elegant British-looking man.
When people talk about the death of the novel, they are speaking of the need for the birth of something different.