Thomas Stearns Eliot Quotes
Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.
Quotes from other Authors
Obviously, a power player in a criminal organization doesn't have to persuade anyone. He can just do what he wants.
As a composer at a point where I can absolutely pick and choose what I want to do, I don't want to write about anybody I don't care about.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
It is brilliant going to the theatre and being forced to sit and listen and think about life. It can be almost a near-religious experience.
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.
All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.
Henry Ward Beecher
It was clear that the special interest groups in California really wanted the Chinese to be shut out of the country, because that was where the racial tension was the greatest.
In baseball you have individual responsibility, and if you fail it, you get an error. But at the same time, your focus is on the common goal of the team to win. This is part of what resonates with people about baseball. This is how they would like society to work.
Jed Saul Rakoff
In Oakland, Al Davis was a genius. We had Ron Wolff there, too, and he was a genius. There was no room for me to be a genius.
When we're falling in love or out of it, that's when we most need a song that says how we feel. Yeah, I write a lot of songs about boys. And I'm very happy to do that.
I wasn't shy, but I was really hyper. Nobody got my sense of humor. I was a black skater kid.
Tyler, The Creator