quote by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

I'm writing for those people in Kenya, but in Irvine and in New York.

— Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Most Powerful Irvine quotations

My two primary areas of focus have been open-space conservation and education, and I expect those to remain my priorities in the future. The Irvine open space and parklands provide serenity and balance to our unique Orange County lifestyle.

I've no idea what Eddie Irvine's orders are, but he's following them superlatively well.

When they first built the University of California at Irvine they just put the buildings in. They did not put any sidewalks, they just planted grass. The next year, they came back and put the sidewalks where the trails were in the grass. Perl is just that kind of language. It is not designed from first principles. Perl is those sidewalks in the grass.

And that Michael Irvin would care more about his wardrobe than I would?

This line of research continued when I went, and brought my research group with me, to the new University of California, Irvine campus in 1966 to become the founding Dean of the School of Physical Sciences.

I love Hap and Leonard and plan to write more about them, but not exclusively about them. I have always worked in film, or since the eighties, but my screenplays - though I got paid and did screenplays for Ridley Scott and John Irvin and Mark Romanek - seldom got made.

I've read a lot of Irvine Welsh - Trainspotting, Glue - he's written some beauties.

I re-read The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter.

It's a book every one should read, particularly Americans, as the USA is her primary focus. Her book demonstrates that white is not universal, that white is not neutral, that it has a history, which she eloquently delineates. It's not often you finish a book understanding how the world operates better than before you read it.

Fulfilling the vision of the Irvine Ranch master plan has been a lifetime dedication and lifetime passion, and I am hopeful the heritage of our Irvine stewardship will live on in many new ways.

The guy I read and I love is Irvin Yalom.

I had done plays in high school. It was something I always wanted to do since I was little. I was a drama major at UC-Irvine.