"Besides learning to see, there is another art to be learnednot to see what is not."
"Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian."
"It is a common delusion that you make things better by talking about them."
Dame Rose Macaulay
"The circumference of life cannot be rightly drawn until the center is set."
Benjamin E. Mays
"I'm actually a thin, serious person, but I play fat and funny, but only for the movies."
US comic, actor
("The Twelve Chairs")
"It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion."
French Algerian designer
"Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us."
US guitarist, singer (Grateful Dead)
"We say it's Lesbian Seven. We say it's a level of consciousness when you get to level seven in meditation. We say it's lubrication, a love jelly called L7. There's actually a guitar amp called L7... there's also a panty size L7large sevenvery apropos for this band."
US musician (L7)
"Art is the means we have of undoing the damage of haste. It's what everything else isn't."
"I went to Sunday school and liked the storiesabout Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful, but I didn't believe them. It was too vague."
"Damn sympathy! I don't care whether they love me or not. I don't care whether I am beautiful or not. I want a chance to act."