"No one has ever written, painted, sculpted, modeled, built, or invented except literally to get out of hell."
"How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?"
"The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination."
"In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these."
US radio journalist
"My children loved them, but I always thought they were repulsive books, the 'Narnia' books. I can't stand that awful lion!"
Joan Delano Aiken
, on C. S. Lewis' series
"Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum."
"It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved."
US philosopher, professor
"The deeper we look into nature the more we recognize that it is full of life, and the more profoundly we know that all life is a secret, and we are all united to all this life."
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
humanitarian, theologian, missionary, organist, and medical doctor
"Women like silent men. They think they're listening."
"Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market."
E. F. Schumacher
"A man is not old as long as he is seeking something."
French lampoonist, moralist, historian of the life sciences, biologist, popularizer scientific, pacifist, humanistic, anticlerical...
"I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation."
US singer, songwriter
(married to Jay-Z)
"When people say, 'You're breaking my heart,' they do in fact usually mean that you're breaking their genitals."
"If something ever happens to me, people are gonna be like 'we knew a croc would get him!'"
Australian "Croc Hunter"
"I turn over a new leaf every day. But the blots show through."
"If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor."
"If a figure looks interesting, it's probably wrong."
Sir Claus Moser