H. L. Mencken Quotes
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
H. L. Mencken
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For many years, even as users became more sophisticated, personal computers took too much effort to use without problem-solving, keeping alive the yearning for greater simplicity. Microsoft's dominant Windows platform, in particular, was a home for all manner of bugs and problems that required IT people to straighten out.
There's a spirit of Latina women in all of my work, in the love of the body and the strong sense of self.
Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer or a writer without worrying about keeping their day job in order to have health insurance.
I've been to a few conventions, you know, when the tax man knocks at the door and the 'Star Wars' convention people say: 'Do you want to come and sign some autographs?'
You've just got to sing, do some kind of singing every day. Early mornings and cold weather can mess with that. I drink special teas with cayenne pepper, but I think you're psyching yourself out, really.
The first movie my dad ever showed me was 'Predator' – I was five. And I think the second one was 'Jaws.'
Here I am, this smart, bookish girl, and I have this biker-chick name.
I thought I had the rights to The Lord of the Rings. I don't know how Jackson ended up with the rights.
Giving a phenomenon a label does not explain it.
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
E. M. Forster
I carry around, like, a little journal with me and just write all the time. Not necessarily, like, actually sitting down and writing lyrics - just freeform writing, whatever's going on in my mind. I write a lot on airplanes, actually, because it's completely isolating.