Francis Marion Crawford Quotes
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I'd learned some things. I knew you weren't supposed to hold a good wine at the top - the paper bag falls off.
Excuse my voice - I don't have the thundering voice I used to have to get players going on the ice anymore.
Myth and fairy-story must, as all art, reflect and contain in solution elements of moral and religious truth (or error), but not explicit, not in the known form of the primary 'real' world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Sometimes, the most daunting thing about performing is making eye contact with your audience, so just look above them and at the corners of the room. Soon, you'll totally forget they're there.
It was despairing to find out that I am mortal.
I didn't want to disrespect my parents, so I never played blues around the house. But I knew then, same as I know today, that I wasn't doing anything wrong. I think that before they died, they both felt very proud of me.
B. B. King
If the light is right, you can squint at the Taj and see the specter of its black twin on the other side of the Yamuna - and it is then that you truly marvel not just at the Taj, but at the wonder of what might have been.
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks
A green economy begins to replace some of the clunking and chugging of ugly machines with the wise effort of beautiful, skilled people. That means more jobs.
We now to peace and darknessAnd earth and thee restoreThy creature that thou madestAnd wilt cast forth no more.
A. E. Housman
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially of the lower class of people, are so extremely wise and useful, that, to a humane and generous mind, no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant.
You, I, we all encounter behaviors that we might say, I wouldn't do that. But she has a huge amount of contact with how people live. She sees more hospices and sink estates than most people.