I still have a struggle reading (dyslexia, fh) and so I don’t read much... Probably the only reason I’m a painter is because I couldn’t read yet I love to write, but when I write I know what I’m writing, but when I’m reading I can’t see it, because it goes from all sides of the page at once. But that’s very good for printmaking.Robert Rauschenberg
Quoted in "Nero" - page 51 by Edward Champlin - History - 2003 Quotes about Nero
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy.joseph pulitzer
The big contemporary novel is a perpetual motion machine that appears to have been embarrassed into velocity. It seems to want to abolish stillness, as if ashamed of silence. Stories and sub-stories sprout on every page, and these novels continually flourish their glamorous congestion.james wood
You know that prudery is only the other side of prurience. The words are even on the same page in the dictionary.Isaac Asimov
My approach to newspapers was based on the idea that when you looked at the front page you said: 'Good heavens', when you looked at the middle page you said: 'Holy smoke', and by the time you got to the back pagewell, I'd have to utter a profanity to show how exciting it was.Arthur Christiansen
Or where the pictures for the page atone, And Quarles is saved by beauties not his own.Alexander Pope
My best wishes, in the joys, and festivities, and the solemn services of that day on which will be completed the fiftieth year from its birth, of the independence of the United States: a memorable epoch in the annals of the human race, destined in future history to form the brightest or the blackest page, according to the use or the abuse of those political institutions by which they shall, in time to come, be shaped by the human mind.john adams
His [Champlain's] books mark the man,—all for his theme and his purpose, nothing for himself. Crude in style, full of the superficial errors of carelessness and haste, rarely diffuse, often brief to a fault, they bear on every page the palpable impress of truth.francis parkman
I always turn to the sports section first. The sports section records people's accomplishments; the front page nothing but man's failures.Earl Warren
Rave on, down through the industrial revolution Empiricism, atomic and nuclear age Rave on down through time and space down through the corridors Rave on words on printed page.
Ialways check thelast page ofthescripttoseeif I'mon it.gerard manley hopkins
Bankers'genes were Wall St. genes, especially in the big cities. If the banks were conservative just now , it was because bankers still awoke in the middle of the night, trembling and sweaty with thoughts of the Crash. But intimeanewgenerationwouldtake over: ambitious, overcompetitive young men to whom1929 would be merelya date on a page; such menwould sever theroots of memory as if with an ax, not realizing that those tendrils were also the rudder cables.
If I never read a business page, my admiration for him would be complete.Maurice Duplessis
The Imam said that this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time.mahmoud ahmadinejad
As a philosopher sympathetic to Foucault recently remarked to me, Foucault failed in each of his major inquiries and, in desperation, went further afield from his areas of expertise. The History of Sexuality is a disaster. page after page is sheer fantasy, unsupported by the ancient or modern historical record.Michel Foucault
As an intimate record of personal religious experience it has few equals. The marks of accuracy, sincerity, and reality are stamped on every page.margery kempe
Turned the wrong way around, the relentless unforeseen was what we schoolchildren studied in "History", harmless history, where everything unexpected in its own time is chronicled on the page as inevitable. The terror of the unforeseen is what the science of history hides, turning a disaster into an epic.philip roth
We cannot tear out a single page from our life, but we can throw the whole book into the fire.George Sand
You shall see them on a beautiful quarto page, where a neat rivulet of text shall meander through a meadow of margin.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Girls you've got to know when it's time to turn the page.tori amos
(introduction) "this page is about my opinions. if you disagree, you have a right to your opinion and i can respect that."
Laws are sand, customs are rock.Laws can be evaded and punishment can be escaped, but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. page 109
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