If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.
Nothing truly convincing - which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill - has been written against the ancients as yet especially not against their poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
As a former high school teacher, I know that investing in education is one of the most important things we can do, not only for our children, but for the benefit of our whole community.
Here's the funny thing about the response I've been aware of to my dating famous people: It's been very negative. I'm either not good-looking enough, not a good enough actor or not successful enough for these people.
When I'm writing, my neural pathways get blocked. I can't read. I can barely hold a conversation without forgetting words and names. I wish I could wear the same clothes and eat the same food each day.
Law is always better than war.
You in America should trust to that volcanic political instinct which I have divined in you.
George Bernard Shaw
Reading a piece of poetry with no beat in front of 20 people is way more challenging than rocking for 10,000 people.
It has to be real, and I think a lot of the problems we have as a society is because we don't acknowledge that family is important, and it has to be people who are present, you know, and mothers and fathers, both are not present enough with children.
James Earl Jones
To be honest, I find going out pretty scary and intimidating. Got all those people checking you out, with only one purpose: hooking up. I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. But that doesn't get you a girl, does it?
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Every industrious man, in every lawful calling, is a useful man. And one principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a person's duty to understand the world rather than simply fight for it
We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.
If I can procure three hundred good substantial names of persons, or bodies, or institutions, I cannot fail to do well for my family, although I must abandon my life to its success, and undergo many sad perplexities and perhaps never see again my own beloved America.
John James Audubon
It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or a fool or any other thing, I believe that anything is possible.
But please remember: this is only a work of fiction. The truth, as always, will be far stranger.
Arthur C. Clarke
If you really want to love humanity, then you have to love humanity as it is now.
Everything is true,' he said. 'Everything anybody has ever thought.''Will you be all right?''I'll be all right,' he said, and thought, And I'm going to die. Both those are true, too.
Philip K. Dick
The world is beautiful if you are beautiful.
Theodore H. White
... the progress of science still depends on a few people of vision.
Lewis M. Branscomb
Elegance is the only beauty that never fades
We're always looking at this love through the eyes of the person who is suffering because of this love.
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
An ant can't define shape of an elephant solely from its' point of view.They have to unify all views. It's a way for ant to understand elephant.In order to understand true realities, men need to do mental blending.
Goals are my north star. ? My compass. ? The map that guides me along the road I wish to travel. ? Goals are motivations with wind in their sails - they carry me forward despite the storms.
Richelle E. Goodrich
I was trying to explain that this is actually a proper job but just feeling terribly ridiculous as real doctors and real patients were wheeled past, Gomez says, There are moments when you think: what am I doing with my life?
Everything has its cycle. I think it's appropriate for us to be ending now. But the beauty of storytelling, and the beauty of film and television is that it continues on.
On Titan the molecules that have been raining down like manna from heaven for the last 4 billion years might still be there largely unaltered deep-frozen awaiting the chemists from Earth
Sometimes you have to give up on people not because YOU don't care but because THEY don't.
No matter how much experience we may gather in life, we can never in life get the dimension of experience that the imagination gives us. Only the arts and sciences can do that, and of these, only literature gives us the whole sweep and range of human imagination as it sees itself.
Love is a contradiction.
Having knowledge of an unethical act and allowing it to continue can spread a contagion that can affect multiple beings in society
This society cannot go forward, the way we have been going forward, where the gap between the rich and the poor keeps growing. It's not politically viable it's not morally right it's just not going to happen.
Truth is ever incoherent, and when the big hearts strike together, the concussion is a little stunning.
Monsters were wild. Monsters were strong. Monsters were fierce and free.If I was monstrous...perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken
People love that you're human and that we're frail and we face the same situations. Honesty tends to communicate with people better than standing up there like you have an 'S' on your chest.
Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.
From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.
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