Albert Gallatin Quotes
I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers.
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It wasn't until '94 when I tried to commit suicide that I realized that it wasn't about the money.
My motivation is my desire to help people. If people want to have children and cannot in the normal way, and I can do something about it, then I will do so.
In the 1970s in New York, everyone slept till noon. It was a grungy, dangerous, bankrupt city without normal services most of the time. The garbage piled up and stank during long strikes by the sanitation workers. A major blackout led to days and days of looting. The city seemed either frightening or risible to the rest of the nation.
Mankind must be positively and constructively wary of mankind, of their fellow man, of their families, of the members of their faith community, of their fellow-citizens.
All of a sudden I was living what is perceived to be the model life. It was just full-on, 24 hours a day. It was work all the time. And there's always a party to go to.
I am attached to my Blackberry. Sometimes, when I'm holding it, my other hand goes to my pocket automatically in search of it.
Every time I got to play a show, even if it's already sold out, I'm so scared no one's going to come.
My life is as an artist, not an entertainer. I don't consider myself an entertainer, but I can do that thing when I want to.
Seeing a live Kenny Chesney show, you know what you're going to get. You know it's going to be an all-day party.
If you do not specify and confront real issues, what you say will surely obscure them. If you do not embody controversy, what you say will be an acceptance of the drift to the coming human hell.
C. Wright Mills
It’s not even probable, let alone scientifically proven, that HIV causes AIDS. If there is evidence that HIV causes AIDS, there should be scientific documents which either singly or collectively demonstrate that fact, at least with a high probability. There are no such documents. Spin Magazine, Vol. 10 No.4, 1994.
Now I see there is a people risen that I cannot win with gifts or honours, offices or places; but all other sects and people I can.
As quoted in Seeds of Peace : A Catalogue of Quotations (1986) by Jeanne Larson, Madge Micheels-Cyrus, p. 244
Arthur C. Clarke
… If you can't think because you can't chew, try a banana
Lee Kuan Yew
I'm TV's Craig Ferguson, please sit down relax and: 'take off your pants'; 'dip your hand into a bowl of warm water and fall fast asleep'; etc.
Instead of joyfully looking forward to my birth, my mother began systematically preparing for her own death. She was fatalistic.
Within the cult of Wall Street that forged Mitt Romney, making money justifies any behavior, no matter how venal.
Everything about my life was culturally rich, and all the people I met sort of reinforced the wackiness that was normally inside of me. No one said, 'You can't do that,' until I got to real record companies, that is.