And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet. It is always coming back to life. Not even coming back to life - it lives in the constant present.
Chum was a British boy's weekly which at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
Yeah I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
'The war in Iraq - if Osama was a Christian - it's the Christmas present he never would have expected.
I got a guitar when I was about 14 for a Christmas present and went from there.
A friend gave me a CD of the 'Pathetique' Symphony as a Christmas present. I went home and I put on the CD expecting to listen to Tchaikovsky. But it started 'ta ta ta taaa.' It was too long for me. I didn't understand it at first but then I fell in love in love in love.
I had eight brothers and sisters. Every Christmas my younger brother Bobby would wake up extra early and open everybody's presents - everybody's - so by the time the rest of us got up all the gifts were shredded ribbons off torn open and thrown aside.
The best Christmas present I got from my husband was a week to do whatever I wanted.
When I was 12 all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler. I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.
I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there's the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in.
Now the essence the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so and lo it presently turns out to be so.
I love Christmas not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.
When we create out of our experiences as feminists of color women of color we have to develop those structures that will present and circulate our culture.
I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that.
However I must not indulge in homespun wisdom here before so distinguished an assembly especially as I am to be followed by a representative of science.
Where fear is present wisdom cannot be.
Old myths old gods old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
When written in Chinese the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.
There's an assault on human sexuality as Judge Scalia said they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration especially in the Pentagon where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war with disastrous results.
One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.