A. N. Wilson
A. N. Wilson

It is the woman - nearly always - in spite of all the advances of modern feminism, who still takes responsibility for the bulk of the chores, as well as doing her paid job. This is true even in households where men try to be unselfish and to do their share.

A. N. Wilson
A. N. Wilson

Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon, Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it.

A. N. Wilson
A. N. Wilson

If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently.

Aaron Neville
Aaron Neville

Singing is my entire life. I nearly lost that. I am so blessed to be able to do this. It's the only thing I've ever wanted to do.

Aaron Ruell
Aaron Ruell

My introduction to the Madonna Inn came as a young boy when we would take summer vacations to a nearby town. My dad would take us into their gift shop bathroom, which was a huge waterfall that functioned as the men's urinal. So as a kid, this was the most amazing thing I had ever seen.

Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin

You know, one of the things I like about this world, or at least I like about the way we're presenting this world, is these issues are terribly complicated - not nearly as black and white as we're led to believe.

Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz

Writing an encyclopedia is hard. To do anywhere near a decent job, you have to know a great deal of information about an incredibly wide variety of subjects. Writing so much text is difficult, but doing all the background research seems impossible.

Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz

Nearly 75,000 Demand Progress members have urged Congress to fix the Patriot Act.

Abbe Pierre
Abbe Pierre

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.

Abbott L. Lowell
Abbott L. Lowell

You will seek not a near but a distant objective, and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.