"Rose-cheeked Laura, come;
Sing thou smoothly with thy beauty's
Silent music, either other
English writer, composer, physician
"The shortest answer is doing the thing."
"Discretion is not the better part of biography."
"The two of us with a very strong, peaceful expression, hand in hand, on the edge within a semicircle sea, lit by Bengal fire, water-tower, mountains, lightning and moon."
(affair with Alma Schindler)
"Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself."
"I left the room with silent dignity, but caught my foot in the mat."
English comic, actor
"There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers."
"Now, you tell me, if I have a day off during the baseball season, where do you think I`ll spend it? The ballpark. I still love it. Always have, always will."
"You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies."
Israeli Prime Minister
"Colin Powell's committed to come into the house of the master. When Colin Powell dares to suggest something other than what the master wants to hear, he will be turned back out to pasture."
"I think he is a genius. Well, let's put it this way: he was a genius. I don't know whether he is now."
English singer (the Who)
, on bandmate and meal ticket Peter Townshend
"It was always my dream to be a director. A lot of it had to do with controlling my own destiny, because as a young actor you feel at everyone's disposal. But I wanted to become a leader in the business."
US director, actor
(father of Bryce Dallas Howard)
"We actors always say how difficult and physically demanding a role was. But give me a break, it's only a movie."
(married to Penelope Cruz)
"Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity."
"In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nationsit's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir." *
J. Stuart Keate