I think if I could do it over again – as much as I loved meeting the people I did on the films after 'Matilda' – I wish that I had stopped after 'Matilda.' I wish that I had just focused on my own life for a while.

Mara Wilson

Like a lot of people, for a long time I thought that the road to hell is paved with bad sequels.

Andrew Motion

For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the mistress of my childhood.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

I write all my own songs, so if it goes wrong, I don't co-write anything. It's all going to fall on me.

Sam Fender

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.

Tony Snow

The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.

Sherrod Brown