You don't get another chance. Life is no Nintendo game.
I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it.
I don't cook, 'cause I don't know how to cook.
Fastidious taste makes enjoyment a struggle.
The world is not yet redeemed.
Isaac Mayer Wise
There's nothing worse than talking about yourself to find out that you're not that interesting.
You are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun.
James Weldon Johnson
An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived.
Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
For several centuries what has passed for song in literary circles was any text that looked like the lyrics for a commonplace melodic setting.
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.
One shouldn't ever be conscious of the author as lecturer. When social or moral points are too heavily stressed, I always get uncomfortable.
My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.
T. S. Eliot
The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
Writing is pretty crummy on the nerves.
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him.
I've gotten more flack from the remake nature of our 'Being Human' from American audiences than I have from British fans. Every fan of the BBC original that I've bumped into seemed very excited and interested in seeing what we did with it - at least to my face!
No other animal bonds to a human being the way a dog does. And I suspect there is no other animal to which human beings can bond the way we can bond to a dog.
The cost of the high-cost economy remains too high.