My life, in some ways, has been a half-measure. I didnt commit myself all the way to my marriage and family, because I would have given up more. And I didnt go all the way with just being completely selfish. I always wonder where my career would be if I was more selfish.
Author Profession: US Actor
Its been proven by quite a few studies that plants are good for our psychological development. If you green an area, the rate of crime goes down. Torture victims begin to recover when they spend time outside in a garden with flowers. So we need them, in some deep psychological sense, which I dont suppose anybody really understands yet.
Author Profession: Canadian Actress
When I was in the group homes, I saw some of the kids being moved into foster homes with the potential for adoption. I remember well asking a social worker if I could find a home, too. I was told I was too old and no one wants to adopt a 16-year-old. I felt hopeless and alone.
Author Profession: US Clergyman
A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city.
Author Profession: US Athlete