Hysteria, epilepsy, tuberculosis, and cancer were all found to result from the erratic propensities of a past life.
I like reading... French, Russian classics - Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Flaubert. I also like Hemingway, Virginia Woolf.
Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea.
I remember I could do - I did Bart Simpson once on the bus. I did, like, a really good Bart Simpson voice on the bus, obviously before I hit puberty. And everybody went, 'Whoa, that sounds just like Bart Simpson.'
I've weighed 100 lbs. soaking wet since puberty.
You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.
We were at the Schubert Theater for two years. And we were the first act.
What happens when children reach puberty earlier and adulthood later? The answer is: a good deal of teenage weirdness.
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
Girls of 7, 8 or 9 years old are not emotionally or psychologically equipped to handle puberty.
I am a Minnesotan, and not just because I root for the Vikings and the Twins. I like the Minnesota-nice sensibility. I like the liberal tradition; I like the Hubert Humphrey tradition fighting for civil rights.
Exuberance is better than taste.
The Rosenberg case had been orchestrated to an anti-Communist frenzy that matched the exuberant hysteria of the Nazi horror.
Perhaps the cruelest thing ever said of Hubert Humphrey was that he had the soul of a vice president.
Brahms believed that there was no need to publish absolutely everything that Schubert ever wrote.
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