Leo Tolstoy Quotes
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
Quotes from other Authors
The idea of a musical comedy was something we had had in mind for many years, but the project 'Igudesman & Joo: A Little Nightmare Music' has a history that goes back five years. I can say that this is the most successful project that we have ever done.
Nobody from my label called any of their labels to get this done. Most of it happened very naturally. Mary and I have been friends for a long time. Then Jay Z offered.
You try to work with the director and your fellow actors to get somewhere, but other people are the judge of whether you hit that note right.
I am not a politician or a military strategist. I am just a citizen voicing my opinions.
I sort of play golf because a lot of my friends are into it, but I'm awful - my handicap is about six or seven thousand.
I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers.
You're in front of an audience, but you're playing for a camera. There's this huge adrenaline rush, because you know that besides the audience in the studio, there are millions of people watching at home.
It always amazed me that he was able to do it, and that Orson Welles was able to do it. I never understood it because the talents are absolutely opposite - polar opposites.
People wouldn't know this about me, but I adore ball gowns. I love their cut, their architecture and the thought of the hands of so many seamstresses working on them.
We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation.
The World War II generation believed the United States could do anything - anything... And Vietnam was a shattering experience for everyone.
Funny things tend not to happen to me. I am not a natural comic. I need to think about things a lot before I can be even remotely amusing.
Beating Pakistan is always special because they are a tough team and we have a bit of a history regarding Pakistan.
Declining to go to church with my parents in the morning, I would ostentatiously set out for the Monist Society in the afternoon, down an obscure street which it seemed a little improper to be walking on, as everything was closed for Sunday, upstairs through a sort of side entrance over a saloon.
Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
I sent one e-mail in my life. I sent it to Jeff Raikes at Microsoft, and it ended up in court in Minneapolis, so I am one for one.