"I discovered that in a story I could safely dream any dream, hope any hope, go anywhere I pleased any time I pleased, fight any foe, win or lose, live or die. My stories created a safe experimental learning place."
"For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image."
"The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are."
"But I can only write what the muse allows me to write. I cannot choose, I can only do what I am given, and I feel pleased when I feel close to concrete poetry - still."
"I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall."
"I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues."
"The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged."
"It has pleased and interested me to see how I could get along under difficult circumstances and with so much discomfort but as I say I was not sent out here to improve my temper or my health or to make me more content with my good things in the East."
"My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son."
"I'm pleased to offer analysis of public policy and politics to the millions of Americans who get their news from Fox."