"Further, for once, I like the idea that people who think I'm a constant voice for the furthering of the imagination have to see that interest in a more materialistic fashion."
"Healthy children are born from healthy, respected, well-nourished and educated mothers and it is imperative that they have a voice in the decisions which affect them. If you empower a mother and let her have her say towards a poverty-free future, the positive impact this would have on ending hunger will be immense."
"I mean, we've all had those dreams where, you know, we try to cry out and our voice won't come."
"When I write stuff and I help cast it, I turn away good people all the time. I may turn them down because this one's too tall and that one doesn't have a high enough voice or this one looks to old to match up with that one - there's a billion reasons not to hire somebody."
"War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves."
"I have always wanted what I have now come to call the voice of personal narrative. That has always been the appealing voice in poetry. It started for me lyrically in Shakespeare's sonnets."
"The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs."
"My dad always told me that anyone's voice is just another instrument added to the music."
"Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God."
"For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice."