This administration is totally colorblind.
The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
I have always believed in God.
In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth.
I think that people who have played sports have an ability to relate to people because when you're playing you have to work on teams and with opposing players.
I do not think that winning is the most important thing. I think winning is the only thing.
By failing seriously to confront the most predicable economic crisis in our nation's history, the President's policies are committing us and our children to a diminished future.
Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them.
Power's footstool is opinion and his throne the human heart.
Sir Aubrey De Vere
There's a constantly applicable nature to soul music, whereas sometimes pop music can be a periodical.
You've got to make haste while it's still light of day. My godmother used to say, I don't want to rust out, I just want to work out. If you stand still long enough, people will throw dirt on you.
If you don't invest very much, then defeat doesn't hurt very much and winning is not very exciting.
Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.
I am a believer in punctuality though is makes me very lonely.
E. V. Verrall
We've done it in intelligence sharing and certain elements of security. There were parts of the department, in fact, that worked very well in Katrina, like the Coast Guard and TSA.
Dear me! I must be turning into a god.
The manner of their living is very barbarous, because they do not eat at fixed times, but as often as they please.
I am confident. I never give up.
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
These days, the wages of sin depend on what kind of deal you make with the devil.
There's the issue of hunger, and there's an issue of if you're going to cut out food programs. We should be focusing on healthy food. Right now, fruits and vegetables are very expensive. So what can we do on the policy side to bring the cost of fruits and vegetables down?
The first step is the hardest.
Marie De VichyChamrond
Our imagination just needs space. It's all it needs, that moment where you just sort of stare into the distance where your brain gets to sort of somehow rise up.
I've only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.
Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.
A. Lou Vickery
Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.
Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.
Packing is my pet hate.
The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.
The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
Metaphysics abstracts the mind from the senses, and the poetic faculty must submerge the whole mind in the senses. Metaphysics soars up to universals, and the poetic faculty must plunge deep into particulars.
It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
It is true that men themselves made this world of nations... but this world without doubt has issued from a mind often diverse, at times quite contrary, and always superior to the particular ends that men had proposed to themselves.
Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
My mother told me on several different occasions that she was livin' her dream vicariously through me. She once said that I was getting' to do all the things that she would have wanted to have done.
Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions that were forced on them.
Oliver A. Fick
A man must learn to forgive himself.
Arthur Davison Ficke
I take life as it happens. And I give myself a lot of freedom.
Jean Paul Gaultier
When you're a winner you're always happy, but if you're happy as a loser you'll always be a loser.
For economist the real world is often a special case.
Edgar R. Fiedler
To be an American (unlike being English or French or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are Americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history.
The cancer doesn't bother me. I have great faith that the technology will beat it.
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