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My Favorite Quotes

Show Julia Roberts - “If all you have to offer is a look that is suppose to be appealing, the you are going to be paid attention to about a tenth as long as you would be if when you speak you are interesting.”
Show Clifton Fadiman - “I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.”
Show Peggy Noonan - “Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.”
Show David Hockney - “No theoretician, no writer on art, however interesting he or she might be, could be as interesting as Picasso. A good writer on art may give you an insight to Picasso, but, after all, Picasso was there first.”
Show Julia Roberts - “If all you have to offer is a look that is suppose to be appealing, then you are going to be paid attention to about a tenth as long as you would be if when you speak you are interesting.”
Show Margaret Thatcher - “It's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.”
Show Elizabeth Kenny - “The record of one's life must needs prove more interesting to him who writes it than to him who reads what has been written.”
Show T. E. Lawrence - “The literature of disease is more interesting to me than all the healthy books.”
Show Rose Kennedy - “I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best I could bring to it.”
Show G. K. Chesterton - “The first of all democratic doctrines is that all men are interesting.”
Show Annie Dillard - “The sense impressions of one-celled animals are not edited for the brain. This is philosophically interesting in a rather mournful way, since it means that only the simplest animals perceive the universe as it is.”
Show Emile M. Cioran - “All that shimmers on the surface of the world, all that we call interesting, is the fruit of ignorance and inebriation.”
Show John Mortimer - “All the flower children were as alike as a congress of accountants and about as interesting.”
Show Hilaire Belloc - “Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring.”
Show Lorraine Hansberry - “A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men -- and people in general.”
Show Francesca Annis - “It's like a fire. It goes through a journey, and each stage is interesting. I don't regret the passing of time. I try to live in the present, which should mean my life's full.”
Show Walter Bagehot - “A family on the throne is an interesting idea. . . . It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.”
Show Walter Bagehot - “An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.”
Show William Lyon Phelps - “The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.”
Show Liza Minnelli - “It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years -- except they had little to do with being a child.”
Show Kathy Ireland - “I know that I've been blessed in many ways, and I was fortunate enough to travel the world and meet a lot of interesting people. But I never felt that the modeling career was all that important.”
Show Wyndham Lewis - “I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum.”
Show Mark Twain - “Pilgrim's Progress, about a man who left his family, it didn't say why. The statements was interesting, but tough.”
Show Anne Frank - “I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls . . .”
Show John Betjeman - “People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.”

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