Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
Rule number one: The customer is always right. Rule number two: If the customer is wrong, see rule number one!
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent.
The idea that creative endeavor and mind-altering substances are entwined is one of the great pop-intellectual myths of our time.
A customer who complains is my best friend.
Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.
I want to be great, something special.
Sugar Ray Leonard
That's why for Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society the colors are black and white. There are no gray issues. Life is black and it's white. There's no in-between.
No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.
Dating is just awkward moments and one person wants more than the other. It's just that constant strangeness. I think it's a very real thing.
Long-term commitment to an intimate relationship with one person of whatever sex is an essential need that people have in order to breed the qualities out of which nurturing thought can rise.
Life is languished away in the gloom of anxiety, and consumed in collecting resolutions which the next morning dissipates; in forming purposes which we scarcely hope to keep, and reconciling ourselves to our own cowardice by excuses which, while we
The point is, technology has empowered so many musicians, you know?
Everything that explains the world has in fact explained a world that does not exist, a world in which men are at the center of the human enterprise and women are at the margin helping them. Such a world does not exist -- never has.
The appeal of the New Right is simply that it seems to promise that nothing will change in the domestic realm. People are terrified of change there, because it's the last humanizing force left in society, and they think, correctly, that it must be retained.
This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival.
The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
Life admits not of delays; when pleasure can be had, it is fit to catch it. Every hour takes away part of the things that please us, and perhaps part of our disposition to be pleased.
Capital isn't scarce; vision is.
If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.
I don't get a chance to do many of my own stunts on 'Buffy' - none of us do. We have amazing stunt people who make us all look really believable and really good.
When a customer enters my store, forget me. He is king.
Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.
I can't even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It's a nightmare.
No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
The book is closed, the year is done, The pages full of tasks begun. A little joy, a little care, Along with dreams, are written there. This new day brings another year, Renewing hope, dispelling fear. And we may find before the end, A deep content, another friend.
With all great deceivers there is a noteworthy occurrence to which they owe their power. In the actual act of deception... they are overcome by belief in themselves. It is this which then speaks so miraculously and compellingly to those who surround them.
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