"Some said, John, print it; others said, Not so:
Some said, It might do good; others said, no."
English writer, minister
(Apology, "The Pilgrim's Progress")
"If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men."
Dr. Maria Montessori
("Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook")
"God granted me the privilege of knowing the brilliant works of our time before they left the hands of their creators. And if I was allowed to assist these knights for a while, then my existence is justified and blessed!"
Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel
(was married to Gustav Mahler,
Walter Gropius, and
had affairs with Oskar Kokoschka,
Gustav Klimt, Arnold Schoenberg, Gerhart Hauptman, Alban Berg,
Enrico Caruso, Alexander Zemlinksy, Johannes Hollnsteiner, among others)
"You don't have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman."
("Soul on Ice")
"Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous it was a complete drag and it is still a complete drag."
"It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor."
"In my opinion, everything, every shape, every bit of natural form, animals, people, pebbles, shells, anything you like are all things that can help you to make a sculpture."
"If, as some of them say, we were exciting fans to the point of violence then surely the law would have been on to us. No performer wants that and nothing of the kind was ever intended. We're a new act with a new way of presenting our material. Sure it's different from, for instance, the Bachelors, just as Presley was never expected to present his numbers in the style of Sinatra."
English singer (the Move)
"He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed."
Sir David Frost
English TV personality