"I understand why society, especially American society, is gravitating toward fairy tales, given our economy. We've been exploring the world of witches and wizards for years. We've been exploring the world of vampires for years. Clearly the public - I mean, I feel like all of this was ushered in by 'Harry Potter' - in my own fannish beliefs."
"All of us, who are members of the Germanic peoples, can be happy and thankful that once in thousands of years fate has given us, from among the Germanic peoples, such a genius, a leader, our Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, and you should be happy to be allowed to work with us."
"We will see that our new attitude toward liquor has been given to us without any thought or effort on our part. It just comes! That is the miracle of it."
"I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor-to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself."
"The primary victims of Katrina, those who were given the least help by the government, those rescued last or not at all, were overwhelmingly people of color largely hidden from the mainstream of society."
"There are times as a parent when you realize that your job is not to be the parent you always imagined you'd be, the parent you always wished you had. Your job is to be the parent your child needs, given the particulars of his or her own life and nature."
"Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success."
"Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment."
"I have now taken a serious task upon myself and I fear a greater one that is in the power of any man to perform in the given time-but it is too late to go back."
"Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches."