Maya Angelou Quotes
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
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The Hungarian people voted for NATO membership. We are active in the joint actions of NATO.
After 'Pitch Perfect,' I only want to be in sequels. No. 2 of whatever.
My 50th birthday approaching felt like a big milestone to me. I've lived half a century. If I write about food and use my life as a fulcrum to move the story along, maybe I've lived long enough to fashion a narrative that has a happy ending.
I think writers have to be proactive: they've got to use new technology and social media. Yes, it's hard to get noticed by traditional publishers, but there's a great deal of opportunity out there if you've got the right story.
I'm twitchy. I think I've got ADD. I find it hard to sit down. I need to be constantly challenged; otherwise, I get very... well, I guess 'bored' is the word.
Even as a kid in drawing class, I had real ambition. I wanted to be the best in the class, but there was always some other feller who was better; so I thought, 'It can't be about being the best, it has to be about the drawing itself, what you do with it.' That's kind of stuck with me.
Agriculture is a business that has been up to its bib overalls in politics since the first Thanksgiving dinner kickback to the Indians for subsidizing Pilgrim maize production with fish head fertilizer grants.
P. J. O'Rourke
Some people can be choosy because they're ultratalented or lucky or whatever, but yeah, there are certain things that might not be the greatest thing on my resume. But I don't sit back and go, 'Gosh, I wish I didn't do that.' It's all part of the growth of a career, whether you're an entertainer or a librarian.
Art is that which comes to a man, and stands between himself and an implacable witness: the work.
I had my own motor boat which we would take to Khadakvasla, but that was 40 years ago.
I worry about everything in the world, and it's just too much for anybody to think about, so I have my art as my consolation.
T. C. Boyle
People did not even then like to eat dirt, if they could see it.