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"It was Thy day, sweet! and did rise
Not from the East, but from Thine eyes."
"Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent."
Johann Gottfried von Herder
"The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds."
"One big vice in a man is apt to keep out a great many smaller ones."
"The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly."
"Flattery must be pretty thick before anybody objects to it."
"Women aren't as mere as they used to be."
"Sure, I look like a white man. But my heart is as black as anyone's here."
US Governor (AL)
"You can learn more by watching 'Let's Make a Deal' than you can by watching Walter Cronkite for a month."
US TV person
"More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso."
"Walk amongst the natives by day, but in your heart be Superman."
Israeli singer, bassist (Kiss)
"There's two kinds of musicheavy metal and all the crap they play on radio and show on MTV."
English singer (Judas Priest)
"With these vulgar fractions of the treble clef,
I wish you luck with a capital F."
"Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeon-holes. The living world is a continuum."
Alfred C. Kinsey
"Man, I love that song. I think about it at least once a day."
Billy Ray Cyrus
, on his hit "Achy Breaky Heart"
"I don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actorI guess. A journeyman actor. I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act."
, same birth and death dates as Faraday
"I've looked in the mirror every day for 20 years. It's the same face."