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Theatre is liberating because it only works if it's truthful - that's what it requires. That's not true of film: the camera does lie.
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works.
When people go through something rough in life, they say, 'I'm taking it one day at a time.' Yes, so is everybody. Because that's how time works.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
So let's not use a stylus. We're going to use the best pointing device in the world. We're going to use a pointing device that we're all born with - born with ten of them. We're going to use our fingers. We're going to touch this with our fingers. And we have invented a new technology called multi-touch, which is phenomenal. It works like magic.
That saying, about how you always kill the thing you love, well, it works both ways.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
My mind sort of works like a search engine. You ask me something, and I start seeing pictures.
Archimedes was my ideal. I admired the works of artists, but to my mind, they were only shadows and semblances. The inventor, I thought, gives to the world creations which are palpable, which live and work.
I started out in anthropology, so to me how society works, how people put themselves together and make things work, has always been a big interest.
We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what's right. Freedom is right.
George H. W. Bush
In this perfect world, there are certain imperfections that catch your eye. That's what works for me. I don't concentrate on being perfect, but instead put that effort behind my craft and being true to myself. I don't conform to pressures outside of me. I am confident about myself.
The only way physical comedy works is if you don't see it coming. And the harder the fall, the funnier it is. You have to really take some shots, and I've walked away with some bumps and bruises.
Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American electorate is engaged and informed.
I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works.
My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance.
The whole drive of western culture, the part of it which is serious, is towards an extreme objectification. It's carried to the point where the human subject is treated almost as if it's dirt in the works of a watch.
We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
Henry David Thoreau
Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works.
I always knew that St. Jude was an amazing organization but meeting the kids and seeing how the hospital works first hand was truly beautiful. It doesn't feel like a regular hospital all dreary and sad. It's a colorful, beautiful, comfortable, fun place to live and the energy is wonderful.
Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.
Gerald R. Ford
I occasionally play works by contemporary composers and for two reasons. First to discourage the composer from writing any more and secondly to remind myself how much I appreciate Beethoven.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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