"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."
("The Country Parson")
"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)
"In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nationsit's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir." *
J. Stuart Keate