"All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark."
Swami Vivekananda Indian spiritual leader
"From birth to 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. I'm saving my money."
Sophie Tucker Russian singer
"Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything."
Wyatt Earp <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />US lawman
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."
Anais Nin French-US diarist
"Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment ... but that's not reality, it's just another aesthetic form of fiction."
Steven Soderbergh US filmmaker
"Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible."
Edward Teller US scientist
"Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors."
Konstantin Stanislavsky Russian actor, director
"Beauty is power; a smile is its sword."
John Ray English naturalist
"Liberty is being free from the things we don't like in order to be slaves of the things we do like."
Ernest BennEnglish publisher
"Vitam Impendere Vero (I consecrate my life to truth)."
Baron de MontesquieuFrench writer