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"The people must grant a hearing to the best poets they have; else they will never have better."
"Women are early taught that to appear to yield is the only way to govern."
Sarah Moore Grimke
US abolitionist, suffragist
"Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can."
"If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?"
US actor, musician
(SNL, "Derek Smalls" in Spinal Tap)
"True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes."
Edward F. Halifax
"I think celebrities suck."
US singer (Pearl Jam)
"The name of my condition is Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia, but you can just call me Billy."
"You not only have to know your own instrument, you must know the others and how to back them up at all times. That's jazz."
Canadian pianist, composer