William Shakespeare Quotes
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
— William Shakespeare
I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.
I can't tell you what will happen over the next four years. But I can only stand here tonight, as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, an American, and make you this solemn commitment: This man will not fail. This man will not let us down. This man will lift up America!
I love baseball. The game allowed me the influence to impact kids in a positive way. This gives me a chance to talk to some social issues.
Cal Ripken Jr.
I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.
Charles Rozel Swindoll
In my neighborhood... they view the police as someone who comes to take their loved ones away.
When I began 'All Our Names,' I did so wanting to create parallel narratives between Africa in the nineteen-seventies and America during that same period.
All my collections are very personal. It's also because I'm so involved in making the collections.
Dries van Noten
Fiction is supposed to be immersive and supposed to be entertaining and narrative, so structures have to be buried a little bit. If they come foregrounded too much, it stops being fiction and starts being poetry - something more concrete and out of time.
I think love can come fairly easily and grow - but really liking the core essence of someone is a much harder thing to bottle. If you have both, you're in pretty good shape.
It's amazing how you meet people through other people. I knew a racecar driver, Stefan Johansson, who was very hot. He introduced me to Jean Todt. He introduced me to a French doctor. He introduced me to a French architect who redid the Louvre with I.M. Pei. He introduced me to Daniel Boulud.
I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head.
I never had the idea of moving to Paris and becoming something. I liked the idea of living in Paris because it seemed to have so many parts of life I really enjoyed. The people there seemed to prize literature and art, food and drinking, a more hedonistic way of living.
First of all, war is a very, very difficult thing to deal with, even on the good days.
I didn't want to just be another girl singer. I wanted there to be something that set me apart.