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Seth Grahame-Smith – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Seth Grahame-Smith

 

But if you read Jane Austen, you know that she had a wicked sense of humor. Not only was she funny, but her early writing was very dark and had a gothic tone to it.

– Seth Grahame-Smith


I think any period in history can be adapted into interesting fiction, as long as you approach the actual history with respect.

– Seth Grahame-Smith


There are so many stories to tell in the worlds of science fiction, the worlds of fantasy and horror that to confine yourself to even doing historical revisionist fiction, whatever you want to call it – mash-ups, gimmick lit, absurdist fiction – I don’t know if I want to do that anymore.

– Seth Grahame-Smith



Sonia Johnson – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Sonia Johnson

 

What we have most to fear is failure of the heart.

– Sonia Johnson


Obviously, the anti-ERA people are tickled about my ordeal because it proves that the ERA breaks up families. When they point out that feminism is a dangerous thing, I just say marriage is pretty precarious too.

– Sonia Johnson


A friend said to me, ‘Be glad for your troubles – they strengthen you.’ Well, if that’s the truth, I’m going to be so strong they’ll have to beat me to death!

– Sonia Johnson



Steven Van Zandt – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Steven Van Zandt

 

Rock n’ roll as a genre is different from pop and hip hop: it is about bands, and that for me suggests brotherhood, family, friendship and community.

– Steven Van Zandt


C-17s should be ready to go at various military bases around the world packed with water, food, medical supplies, sleeping bags and tents, all prepared to be air dropped in alongside soldiers and doctors to begin relief efforts.

– Steven Van Zandt


Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It’s like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart.

– Steven Van Zandt



Stuart Rose – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Stuart Rose

 

Most employees want to be involved in a successful business and most employees are happy for people running successful businesses to be paid a reasonable wage and a market rate for it, provided they understand the reason. What they hate most of all is pay for failure.

– Stuart Rose


Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made.

– Stuart Rose


When I got married in my twenties, I had a happy marriage and happy kids but at some point in time I let it go off the rails I let it go off the rails.

– Stuart Rose


I actually think the whole concept of retirement is a bit stupid, so yes, I do want to do something else. There is this strange thing that just because chronologically on a Friday night you have reached a certain age… with all that experience, how can it be that on a Monday morning, you are useless?

– Stuart Rose


There is a responsibility on all companies to look at the quantum of pay and the relationship between the top and the bottom.

– Stuart Rose



Steven Biko – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Steven Biko

 

Being black is not a matter of pigmentation – being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.

– Steven Biko


Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.

– Steven Biko


It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realize that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality.

– Steven Biko



Salvatore Quasimodo – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Salvatore Quasimodo

 

Thus, the poet’s word is beginning to strike forcefully upon the hearts of all men, while absolute men of letters think that they alone live in the real world.

– Salvatore Quasimodo


In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man’s dreams, man’s illness, man’s redemption from the misery of poverty – poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life.

– Salvatore Quasimodo


He passes from lyric to epic poetry in order to speak about the world and the torment in the world through man, rationally and emotionally. The poet then becomes a danger.

– Salvatore Quasimodo


Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.

– Salvatore Quasimodo


Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.

– Salvatore Quasimodo


Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry are all categories of man’s expression which are valid only if the endorsement of formal content is valid.

– Salvatore Quasimodo



Steven Hatfill – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Steven Hatfill

 

All Americans value the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press, and I believe this is essential for our continued way of life. But with this freedom comes responsibility. That responsibility has been abdicated here by some in the media and some in the government.

– Steven Hatfill


I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.

– Steven Hatfill


But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer.

– Steven Hatfill


I don’t know Dr. Rosenberg. I have never met her, I have never spoken or corresponded with this woman. And to my knowledge, she is ignorant of my work and background except in the very broadest of terms.

– Steven Hatfill


I’m a medical doctor and a biomedical scientist.

– Steven Hatfill


I especially object to having my character assassinated by reference to events from my past which bear absolutely no relationship to the question of who the anthrax killer is.

– Steven Hatfill



Sarah Michelle Gellar – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Sarah Michelle Gellar

 

I don’t want to feel like a failure to my daughter. She’s the best thing I’ve ever done. Buffy – pretty great and all, but Charlotte’s way better.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


I don’t smoke, don’t drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


I also think it was important for me and Freddie to be able to have a lot of time to share our lives at the beginning of our marriage rather than my coming home at 9 or 10 at night from the set. Things have really worked out for the best for both of us.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


Everything I am is because of my mom.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


The episodes all blend together for me, so I don’t remember. I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast this morning. I always feel I must be such a disappointment to them.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


Being a teen idol is what I’ve waited for my whole life.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar


I was young. I was newly married. And I had worked like a dog. I just wanted to live and travel.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar



Steve Madden – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Steve Madden

 

I could design an $800 shoe line it’s easy. You use the best materials and you can make beautiful shoes. It’s easier than making great shoes for $90.

– Steve Madden


My strengths as a businessman lie in the design and sale of women’s shoes, and I have never been comfortable with complicated or technical legal or business documents.

– Steve Madden


So much of design is context.

– Steve Madden



Saadi – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Saadi

 

I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.

– Saadi


Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.

– Saadi


The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.

– Saadi


Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.

– Saadi



Syd Barrett – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Syd Barrett

 

I’d like to be rich. I’d like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.

– Syd Barrett


Living in Cambridge, with nature and everything, it’s so clean.

– Syd Barrett


If I’d stayed at college I would have become a teacher.

– Syd Barrett



Scott McCloud – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Scott McCloud

 

Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.

– Scott McCloud


My dad was an engineer and so I had this picture of science and technology and pursuits of the mind as being more impressive than artistic pursuits, which I saw a as kind of frivolous.

– Scott McCloud


My dad was an inventor, and I think I’ve always had a rosy view of technology, or at least its potential.

– Scott McCloud



Simon Callow – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Simon Callow

 

Bleak House is just the most astounding piece of work. There’s huge, visionary poetry in it.

– Simon Callow


I don’t practise any religion but I am deeply interested in the answers that mankind has come up with to explain the human situation.

– Simon Callow


My mother wanted me to be a teacher. She had this vision of me walking across the quadrangle in an Oxford college wearing my academic gown.

– Simon Callow



Shelby Lynne – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Shelby Lynne

 

I can find some way to make poetry out of my life’s experiences.

– Shelby Lynne


I think a lot of people think that my parents’ deaths is why I write such sad songs, but that’s not true. Those songs may just be the woman I am.

– Shelby Lynne


I like strength. I depend on my own.

– Shelby Lynne



Steve Buyer – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Steve Buyer

 

Our nation has kept faith with its veterans. Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong, and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade.

– Steve Buyer


It is my sincere hope that hospitals across Indiana, and America, continue to strive for excellence when it comes to providing medical care. This proposed rule will be harmful to communities who wish to upgrade their medical facilities.

– Steve Buyer


As a matter of fact, when compression technology came along, we thought the future in 1996 was about voice. We got it wrong. It is about voice, video, and data, and that is what we have today on these cell phones.

– Steve Buyer


Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans.

– Steve Buyer



Sam Brownback – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Sam Brownback

 

My dad farmed, my granddad was a farmer. I wanted to be a farmer.

– Sam Brownback


Let’s create a legal system that can work.

– Sam Brownback


At my core, what I think we need to do is to get the basics right again. We need to rebuild our family structure, stay away from redefining marriage, and stand by marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

– Sam Brownback


I believe in the sanctity of marriage.

– Sam Brownback



Shinichi Suzuki – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Shinichi Suzuki

 

What is man’s ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

– Shinichi Suzuki


Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill.

– Shinichi Suzuki


Children learn to smile from their parents.

– Shinichi Suzuki


Every child grows everything depends on the teacher.

– Shinichi Suzuki



Susan Taylor – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Susan Taylor

 

We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.

– Susan Taylor


We don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here.

– Susan Taylor


Seeds of faith are always within us sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

– Susan Taylor


Thoughts have power thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.

– Susan Taylor



Sarah Polley – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Sarah Polley

 

It’s not that I don’t want to become famous or that I’m obsessed by my work as an actress, but it’s all about not limiting myself, such as putting myself in a little jail that I can escape from.

– Sarah Polley


My mom died of cancer when I was really young. I’m not someone who tries to work out their own stuff with a role, but I think that happened despite my best efforts to keep myself separate from it.

– Sarah Polley


Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received. This gave me a new point of view and a new respect for my work as an actress.

– Sarah Polley



Steve Wynn – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Steve Wynn

 

This generation… they have a different attitude. Instead of sitting and watching something, they want to be a part of it – they’re very hedonistic and sensual.

– Steve Wynn


The guy keeps making speeches about redistribution and maybe we ought to do something to businesses that don’t invest, their holding too much money. We haven’t heard that kind of talk except from pure socialists. Everybody’s afraid of the government and there’s no need soft peddling it, it’s the truth. It is the truth.

– Steve Wynn


You watch television and see what’s going on on this debt ceiling issue. And what I consider to be a total lack of leadership from the President and nothing’s going to get fixed until the President himself steps up and wrangles both parties in Congress.

– Steve Wynn