One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.

Mariah Carey

To criticize a for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom.

Rowan Atkinson

In the main the Academy helped to frame only laws of an economic or social nature, since owing to the development of the totalitarian regime it became more and more impossible to cooperate in other spheres.

Hans Frank

It's very sad that there's going to be a hiatus in manned space flight from the U.S. The Shuttle was a fantastic, hugely complex vehicle. It was inevitable it would come to an but this is the opportunity for the commercial world to get involved. As the Shuttle era ends, another window of opportunity opens.

David Mackay

My mum was critical in getting me to recognise very early on that although what I was doing was serious, quite selfish, and probably to most people pretty obsessive, there actually was more to life than running quickly twice round a track.

Sebastian Coe

That was one thing I wanted to win because, my mom, she didn't really know much else in music, but the Grammys were special to her.

Vinnie Paul