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Guys would hang out in groups just to be with the music. Jim Capaldi

Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom. Golda Meir

We all had a desire and appreciation for such a wide range of music. Jim Capaldi

The truth is, I could no more dictate her nature than she could dictate mine. Kinsey's happy as she is and she doesn't need to be rescued, improved, or saved. Sue Grafton

I destroyed all my geek stuff because I didn't want to be a geek, and I regret it to this day. Consumed in the geek bonfire of the vanities was a collection of autographs and letters from Peter Cushing, Spike Milligan and Frankie Howerd, the first Doctor Whos, actual astronauts, and many more. Peter Capaldi

A few years ago in Chicago, I rented an office, and I went there every day. For the most part I do work at home in an ugly room. Jeffrey Eugenides

So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself. Florence Nightingale

People rely on Wikipedia, and a lot of it is wrong. But because there it is on the Internet, they assume it's right. Rumor gets printed as fact. We may have lost our critical facility as a nation. Ben Mezrich

The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality. Florence Nightingale

If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second. Johnny Depp

The United States has the most sophisticated financial markets in the world, which does not leave much room to maneuver. But it also offers investors the greatest access to information and the ability to execute trades quickly and efficiently. So it is a mixed bag of opportunity. Andrew Lo

Nuclear energy is a baseload - meaning it's power that you can run any time you want, day or night - and carbon-free. Nathan Myhrvold

A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned. Xun Zi

The metaphor I've used is... somebody's going to push my family off a cliff pretty soon, and I won't be there to catch them. And that breaks my heart. But I have some time to sew some nets to cushion the fall. So, I can curl up in a ball and cry, or I can get to work on the nets. Randy Pausch

And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence. William Peter Blatty

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious. Carl Jung

My family's a very musical family, so music's always been a part of my life. Casey James

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. Gabriel Marcel

I think that's what makes life interesting - the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process. Alexis Bledel

I'm not aware that I was consciously influenced by any director, though these things often happen unnoticed, submerged in the unconscious. William Peter Blatty