Something I didn't even know was on my bucket list has been achieved. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner with Martha Stewart. I vow to follow the gospel of her teachings and do my very best in the remarkably less glamorous kitchen of my own home... without the luxury of magically appearing prep bowls filled by a staff of sous chefs.
For disappearing acts it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
Satan really is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.
But such is the irresistable nature of truth that all it asks and all it wants is the liberty of appearing.
Once music ceases to be ephemeral - always disappearing - and becomes instead material... it leaves the condition of traditional music and enters the condition of painting. It becomes a painting existing as material in space not immaterial in time.
At the risk of appearing disingenuous I don't really think of myself as 'writing humor.' I'm simply reporting on the world I observe which is frequently hilarious.
Jobs are disappearing from every sector of the economy from engineering to health care workers forcing hundreds of thousands of families into unemployment and low-paying jobs.
The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me but that's not how I've chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.
We feel a lot of pressure about looking silly or appearing weak whatever that means or being a failure. You have to keep in your head: what's the worst that can happen?
Buddhas move freely through birth and death appearing and disappearing at will.
I thought my life was mapped out. Research living in the forest teaching and writing. But in '86 I went to a conference and realised the chimpanzees were disappearing. I had worldwide recognition and a gift of communication. I had to use them.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
My dad was a journalist. He was in Rwanda right after the genocide. In Berlin when the wall came down. He was always disappearing and coming back with amazing stories. So telling stories for a living made sense to me.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him everybody sees them.