Vincent Van Gogh Quotes
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.
Quotes from other Authors
One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
A good novel should be deeply unsettling - its satisfactions should come from its authenticity and its formal coherence. We must feel something crucial is at stake.
If you love a book you tend not to follow its surface value, you follow the other things in it.
I've felt a little tired, but I'm only 24. I love playing football. That's my job and that's what I love doing.
My father and mother treated us children as intellectual equals, thus greatly bolstering our self-confidence and our interest in ideas of all kinds.
People say I've had brushes with the law. That's not true. I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
One of the good things about the way the Gulf War ended in 1991 is, you'd see the Vietnam veterans marching with the Gulf War veterans.
George Herbert Walker Bush
In Asia, a lot of successful economies that had been living on their own saving, decided to open up their financial markets to international capital in the early 1990s. So here were countries doing quite well, but they decided they'd borrow a bit more and do even better.
If I had had a thing like an iPad when I was a kid, then I never would have gotten into the habit of writing things down by hand.
Certainly we've seen the enormous changes across the whole of the Middle East. The democratic genie is out of the bottle.
I don't know the answer to that question. I don't think it matters to the fundamental question here because at bottom, this president believes in non-discrimination.
A lot of my friends who grew up in Manhattan have a strange phobia about Brooklyn. It's big and scary and they get lost.
Square is turning informal, cash transactions, like you would do with a taco truck, into card swipes. Stripe is more for the Internet, it's focused on the kinds of transactions that weren't possible years ago. We think about how you would buy things from a mobile phone, crowd-funding, how should that work.
We did not speak in terms of strategy, in terms of overall economies, in terms of production and territorial conquest. We spoke of the impact of the bomb on the homes and the hopes of men and women.
By allowing multiple partners to contribute, an open platform can nurture an entire ecosystem of developers and apps. Good products integrate and become great products. Users get a one-stop solution for social needs.
Learning to shoot firearms to me is a little like driving stick - it seems like a decent skill to have.
Sarah Wayne Callies
I put things in perspective and trust that everything is in its right place, be grateful that I'm healthy. Then throw on a cap and some killer red lipstick and gloss, that always seems to do the trick.