"Do not arouse disdainful mind when you prepare a broth of wild grasses; do not arouse joyful mind when you prepare a fine cream soup."
Japanese Buddhist priest
"I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves."
"Why, sir, there is every possibility that you will soon be able to tax it!"
("On the Various Forces in Nature")
, to PM William Gladstone, on the usefulness of electricity
(same dates as Paul Muni)
"I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places."
Australian musician (Bad Seeds)
("I Need You")
(relationship with P. J. Harvey)
"During the 'whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa's' in 'Combination Of the Two,' I couldn't help but go to the mirror and pretend I was a wild woman like Janis, in a rock band."
("I Love Rock'n'Roll")
"What will the preachers do when the Devil is saved?"
"Brother" Dave Gardner
("Rejoice, Dear Hearts!")
"I really didn't say everything I said."
US baseball great