For many years it seemed as if nothing changed in Norway. You could leave the country for three months travel the world through coups d'etat assassinations famines massacres and tsunamis and come home to find that the only new thing in the newspapers was the crossword puzzle.
I'm very into science-fantasy that kind of swordfights and magic and technology thing.
I think it goes back to my high school days. In computer class the first assignment was to write a program to print the first 100 Fibonacci numbers. Instead I wrote a program that would steal passwords of students. My teacher gave me an A.
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
In politics as in religion it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
Poetry is a sword of lightning ever unsheathed which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
I get up go and get a coffee and go do the crossword - I'm loyal to one particular paper the 'Guardian' - and that's my idea of a perfect morning.
When the sword is once drawn the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
There is hidden or flaunted a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them.
When love beckons to you follow him Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
Don't leave home without your sword - your intellect.
To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters.
There are two powers in the world one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both that of the women.
In America it's live by the sword of freedom of expression and be will to die by it as well.
Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
I think every chef not just in America but across the world has a double-edged sword - two jackets one that's driven a self-confessed perfectionist thoroughbred hate incompetence and switch off the stove take off the jacket and become a family man.
All books are either dreams or swords you can cut or you can drug with words.
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
Remember that when you meet your antagonist to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen but at the same time as polished as your sword.
When you're 14 anything with a sword and a dragon is pretty cool. But when you're 21 and you've read 2 000 fantasy novels you start to realize that some of those books well they weren't really good. OK let's be honest. A lot of them were crap.
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it and get a new one every six months.
I am interested in a lot of things - not just show business and my passion for animals. I try to keep current in what's going on in the world. I do mental exercises. I don't have any trouble memorizing lines because of the crossword puzzles I do every day to keep my mind a little limber. I don't sit and vegetate.
Lay this unto your breast: Old friends like old swords still are trusted best.