— Borís Pasternak Russian writer 1890 - 1960
Selected Poems (1983), Nobel Prize
— Herb Caen American newspaper columnist 1916 - 1997
Editors of the Reader's Digest. Quotable Quotes, page 144. http://books.google.com/books?id=YdYPgwWFFR0C&pg=PT144 Penguin, 1997 ISBN 1606525956
— Valentina Lisitsa Ukrainian-American classical pianist 1973
Source: The Crucible (1953)
„I say to myself that I mustn't let myself be cut off in there, and yet the moment I enter my bag is taken out of my hand, I'm pushed in, shepherded, nursed and above all cut off, alone... Whitehall envelops me.“
— Richard Crossman British Member of Parliament 1907 - 1974
Diaries of a Cabinet Minister, Volume 1
— Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963
"Out, Out —"
„Bollywood film music composers are under a lot of pressure to add elements of disco or bhangra or any other flavour currently popular with the youth. But when it comes to regional films, composers are given a free hand and they compose music they believe in. I think it's a matter of great pride to be singing such soulful tunes.“
— Shreya Ghoshal Indian playback singer 1984
Theory about composers http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news/National-Award-made-me-conscious-Shreya/articleshow/5501985.cms
— Graham Greene English writer, playwright and literary critic 1904 - 1991
International Herald Tribune (October 7, 1977)
— Brandon Boyd American rock singer, writer and visual artist 1976
Lyrics, A Crow Left of the Murder... (2004)
Kaddish for a Child Not Born (1990)
Context: To live and to write, it's all the same, both together, for the pen is my spade; when I look ahead I only look back, when I stare at the paper I only see the past: she crossed that bluish green carpet as if she were crossing the sea because she wanted to talk to me, for she found out that I was "B.", author and literary translator, one of whose "works" had read, and which she definitely wanted to discuss with me, she said, and we talked and talked until we talked ourselves into bed — Good God! — and continued to talk even then, uninterrupted.
— James Nicoll Canadian fiction reviewer 1961
— Voltaire French writer, historian, and philosopher 1694 - 1778
Qui plume a, guerre a.
Letter to Jeanne-Grâce Bosc du Bouchet, comtesse d'Argental (4 October 1748)
This remark also appears in a letter to Marie-Louise Denis (22 May 1752): To hold a pen is to be at war. This world is one vast temple consecrated to discord [Qui plume a, guerre a. Ce monde est un vaste temple dédié à la discorde].
— Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865
Manuscript poem, as a teenager (ca. 1824–1826), in "Lincoln as Poet" at Library of Congress : Presidents as Poets http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/prespoetry/al.html, as published in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (1953) edited by Roy. P. Basler, Vol. 1
— Peter Ustinov English actor, writer, and dramatist 1921 - 2004
As quoted in The Book of Quotes (1979) by Barbara Rowes, p. 164
— Henry D. Moyle Member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 1889 - 1963
Conversation with President w:Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve driving back from Arizona and talking about a man who destroyed the faith of young people from the vantage point of a teaching position, but who had not yet been formally excommunicated. Reported in The Mantle Is Far, Far Greater Than The Intellect, a talk given by Pres. Packer at the Fifth Annual Church Educational System Religious Educators' Symposium, 22 August, 1981, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. For an official transcript see Brigham Young University Studies, Summer 1981.
Quotes as an apostle