"This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will."
"That term's definitely got a negative aura to it, because people think a diva is somebody with an attitude who demands things all the time. Of course there is that type of diva, but my idea of a diva has always been a singer - whether male or female - who gets on that stage and captivates you with their presence and their voice."
"Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art."
"At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone."