I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.
Robert A. Heinlein
A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
You all know that each title in the Chronicles has a chess theme that's partly because of the overall design of the Chronicles themselves - the game of chess as an analogue of the game of life.
When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
Marquis de Lafayette
Lost time is never found again.
By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done.
Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
Philip James Bailey
Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the liberation of all people.
The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.
But as far as, for I think it will be amazing you know where I find myself years from now because of this film. It's just amazing, I think everybody's going to kind of know this film and because of it, me. So I you know it's crazy.
We have convinced over one billion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
Theodore C. Sorensen
I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.
So, in Europe, they're cutting people's retirement and health benefits. And that's what we want to avoid from happening. They're raising taxes, entering a recession. That's the kind of economic program that President Obama has put in place.
Blessed are the hearts that can bend they shall never be broken.
If you want the government off your back, get your hands out of its pockets.
Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content.
Contentment does not come from achievement. It comes from a relationship with the Lord.
The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline... because you need to be alone to find out anything.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program.
William J. Clinton
He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.
Magic is the oldest part of the show business profession. It can now be used as a forward-thinking tool to build a child's confidence. It has been an amazing part in many entertainers' lives, including Steve Martin and the late Johnny Carson.
Hope is a risk that must be run.
A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living.
Truth is not determined by majority vote.
My mom and father are extremely proud. They love it when I don't die. I've done so many movies where I've died that their first question when I book a job is, 'So, are you going to die in this?'
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals.
A gourmet is just a glutton with brains.
Phillip H. Haberman Jr.
I have to keep up with the scientific literature as part of my job, but increasingly I found myself reading things that weren't really relevant to my academic work, but were relevant to gardening.
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
J. S. Habgood
Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
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