Activity and sadness are incompatible.
I used to eat because food tastes so good. I love food, it's one of the best things on this planet. But I changed the way I was thinking. I started asking myself, 'Hey, am I eating because it tastes good? Or because I really need some more? Am I really still hungry?'
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
They say it's good but I didn't know what I was doing until I got into the suit and they put the moustache on me, and somehow, when I got all the drag on, it came out. It was the most amazing thing. I'm truly extraordinary.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.
J. William Fulbright
I became a Republican because I trust people more than I trust government.
Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for whom death is not only necessary, but frequently even desirable.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a teacher, a history teacher. After all, teaching is very much like performing. A teacher is an actor, in a way. It takes a great deal to get, and hold, a class.
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
Tom Wilson, Ziggy
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative.
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
You get a timeless cool card in New York.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
If you can't return a favor, pass it on.
If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
Edward W. Howe
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
The Middle East has the highest unemployment percentage of any region in the world we have the largest youth cohort of history coming into the market place that frustration does translate into the political sphere when people are hungry and without jobs.
King Abdullah II
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
William Rose Benet
Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, attribu
It has become part of the accepted wisdom to say that the twentieth century was the century of physics and the twenty-first century will be the century of biology.
Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.
There were so much affairs of me created by the media... of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.
I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.
Charles M. Schulz
I like to start out each day from the beginning. I'm always learning things.
The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.
James Dale Davidson
We don't get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? So this is what we've chosen to do with our life.
When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
P. J. O'Rourke
What is the conservative movement? It's pretty straightforward. We believe that the way prosperity is created is when people have the freedom and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
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