"As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education - and less on alcohol and cigarettes."
"No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew."
"I'm still shy - I'm no good at my children's parent-teacher conferences, and I'm slowly learning how to ask for what I want. But I now know that I have a reserve of courage to draw upon when I really need it. There's nothing that I'm too scared to have a go at."
"I can't stop being in parades. I just love dancing on floats that move really slowly on the city streets in the early morning."
"When you're young, you want to make every kind of film: musicals, Westerns, horror. Slowly you begin to hear your own voice. I hope people receive what I do as small, personal films that are somewhat contrarian about their main characters."
"To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death."
"All we can hope for is that the thing is going to slowly and imperceptibly shift. All I can say is that 50 years ago there were no such thing as environmental policies."
"Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down."
"All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears."
"Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me-the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up."