Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Before the Internet, before BBSes and Fidonet and Usenet and LiveJournal and blogs and Facebook and Twitter, before the World Wide Web and hot-and-cold-online-everything, science fiction fandom had a long-lived, robust, well-debugged technology of social networking and virtual community.
Patrick Nielsen Hayden
I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense.
It's nice to know when you're a part of a story, it's nice to know at least something about the beginning, middle, and end.
In my own case, the most inflammatory statements I have ever made are ones that I have written and remain willing to defend.
I work all day, do research, sketch my ideas, prepare for performances.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
I don't eat any red meat.
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
I'm very motivated by the occasional creative payoff that comes when something goes really well, be it a song, a recording or performance. The payoff is enormous - when you get it. Most of the time, though, I'm filled with self-loathing and general frustration at the limitations I have as a musician.
I have a lot of successful musician pals, and as I get older, I find that I'm lucky to be a writer. I have great anonymity compared to musicians who sell the same number of records as I do books.
We were very lucky. My mother and stepmothers were on very, very good terms, and so we, the children, grew up as brothers and sisters.
Shopping turns me off.
One of the things that's great about doing a show over and over again... is that you have to find ways to make it spontaneous, as though everything is happening for the first time... to continue to mine the material and find new things.