Your agreement with reality defines your life.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string when one slips off, all the rest follow.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Edgar Allan Poe
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force.
I'm very accepting with my age. It's like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin.
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.
The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
William Ellery Channing
Maybe it's a tired tale, but without an education, you're not going to go anywhere.
H. G. Bissinger
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
Whenever I think of the high salaries we are paid as film actors, I think it is for the travel, the time away, and any trouble you get into through being well known. It's not for the acting, that's for sure.
From cell phones to computers, quality is improving and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer the public the best product at the best price. But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system.
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I really don't know anything else because my brothers were famous when I was two years old. So I know nothing else, no other life.
We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.
I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising.
Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
Oliver Wendell Holmes
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
From lies to forgeries the step is not so long, and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
B. C. Forbes
The great thing is that the funny side of getting old is fuel for my comedy.
I'm a person that just likes to speak the truth, and I don't understand why in America it's such a big deal that we won't read the Koran and we won't look at history.
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel.
I had the best of both worlds when I was a kid. I'd spend a quiet week with my mum, then I'd go to my dad's property in the Adelaide Hills, where there were all these kids and animals running around.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
I'll probably pursue doing more movies, but not horror or movies with killers in them. I'll try to stick to happy movies. I want to act and direct like Jodie Foster. I admire her because she went to college and she's still doing the same thing.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.
Happiness, to some, elation Is, to others, mere stagnation.
I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women.
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
J. Michael Straczynski
Tennis is not like other sports where the coach is hired by an independent entity, and that makes a huge difference in the dynamic.
It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration.
Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance.
Everyone wants to look their best, everyone has dreams of wanting to look like something else. But we are who we are.
A true king is neither husband nor father he considers his throne and nothing else.
I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education.
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