Do you have any idea how mad you sound?’‘Indeed I do. I have in moments of doubt considered the question of my sanity.’ (…)‘And?’‘Then I consider what a piece of work is man. How defective in reason, how mean his facilities, how ugly in form and movement, in action how like a devil, in apprehension...
We have peace with Israel. We’re actually the last man standing. So there is going to be immense pressure and people asking, ‘Why are we having this relationship when it’s not benefiting anybody?’ Obviously, my answer is you always benefit from peace.
Solar power is the last energy resource that isn’t owned yet – nobody taxes the sun yet.
The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.
Gardeners may create order briefly out of chaos, but nature always gets the last word, and what it says is usually untidy by human standards. But I find all states of nature beautiful, and because I want to delight in my garden, not rule it, I just accept my yen to tame the chaos on...
I don’t know where I see myself next month let alone five years. My whole life is last minute. I enjoy the spontaneity of it; I like not knowing what I will do next or whether I will be in the country next week. I just enjoy being around a creative environment.
They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the last drop of their blood.
I saw many people who begun their marathon races lately, but they eventually came up as top winners. I believe that your “lateness” does not account for your “lastness”. It’s not too late for you to make a start… Begin it now! No further delays!
I wanted to have a career that would last a hundred years if possible.
I guess to just keep playing music; to just keep outdoing the last record.
I’m scattered, and then that last hundred pages, bam, I’m a laser.
I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.
It’s always difficult, especially the U.S. Open, the last of the Grand Slams. It’s always tough because you know, the season is very long. I really played a lot this year. Sometimes it’s really hard to stay focused all the time because you’re really tired after the whole season.
I was hanging out with Jonathan Richman last night.