Charles H. Townes (Charles Hard Townes) Quotes
I was brought up as Christian, and while my ideas have changed, I have always felt myself religiously oriented.
Charles H. Townes
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I guess my main influences are Jesus, rock 'n' roll and ex-wives. In that order.
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
I don't prepare myself for a specific fighter. I don't choose a fight to prepare myself for another fighter.
I was in Paris, Milan and London from '89 until '91, and I did mostly runway modeling. I know there's so many people out there looking for pictures, but this was way before the age of the Internet, sorry!
We've had Audrey Hepburn, we've had Twiggy, we've had Veruschka, we've had Kate Moss. I'm trying to figure out why I am to blame for skinniness.
You're in a movie because you're appealing and because you represent the aspiration, the fantasy, the ideal.
My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
I gave a Christmas party last year - well, two Christmases ago - where I did a Sam Cooke show. I didn't perform as R. Kelly. I performed the Sam Cooke show from 1964, when he performed at the Copacabana.
Does the global Left - as well as the Israeli Left - truly not care about the horrific Taliban regime, the terrible oppression of women in Gulf states, and the mass hanging festivals in Iran?
I think it is very good for the country, for the world, and especially for the Democrats that Harry Reid is retiring.
I think Ed Koch is the person most responsible for allowing AIDS to get out of control. It happened here first, on his watch. If he had done what any moral human being should have done in the beginning, and put out alarms, then a lot fewer people would have gotten sick.