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Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied? William Makepeace Thackeray

And so it goes... Kurt Vonnegut

I grew up with the classics. My mom and I would sit and watch "Singin' in the Rain" and "White Christmas" - those kind of movies. Lucas Grabeel

The type of music I like to sing is really those classic songs, those Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra, classics. Jacob Lusk

I was able to do Classics, the U.S. national championships and the Pan American Games and feel like I improved with each meet, but I was still struggling with a lot of residual pain from the two surgeries. Shawn Johnson
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I like all kinds of music, though I tend to prefer jazz and classics. Erik Larson

Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best. Robertson Davies

Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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My background is somewhat unusual, as I trained to be a ballet dancer. I worked in the theatre for eight or nine years as a contemporary dancer. But as an actor one does read Shakespeare and does try to learn the classics. William Kempe
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I kinda go for the Jane Eyre type of film. I am fascinated by classics. Tippi Hedren

Style, no matter how outrageous it is, is still an expression of someone's personality. And my personality is somewhere stuck in the classics. Liev Schreiber

Songs like Reach and S Club Party are pop classics. I'm really proud that I had a part in them. Rachel Stevens

Ut haec ipsa qui non sentiat deorum vim habere is nihil omnino sensurus esse videatur. If any man cannot feel the power of God when he looks upon the stars, then I doubt whether he is capable of any feeling at all. Horace

I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience, not just because of their wisdom in marketing, but mainly because of their integrity. Arthur Cohn
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I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love. Todd English


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