For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head.
Obama has already rejected the bright sunlight of public knowledge, which is democracy's great disinfectant and cure.
David K. Shipler
My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.
The American dream seems to be thriving in Europe not at home.
You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children.
The one thing you shouldn't do is try to tell a cab driver how to get somewhere.
Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.
You don't kill your way to peace.
The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
As more people rely on government programs, the harder it becomes to conduct the necessary reforms to preserve them to help our society's most vulnerable.
The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
Everybody wants to go heaven, but nobody wants to die.
Joe E. Louis
He can run but he can't hide.
He can run. But he cant hide.
I used to get out there and have a thousand swing thoughts. Now I try not to have any.
Davis Love, Jr.
Fear is the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind.
H.P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft
Brands mature over time, like a marriage. The bond you feel with your spouse is different than when you first met each other. Excitement and discovery are replaced by comfort and depth.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.
James Russell Lowell
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -- and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide; In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
It's funny when people say, 'I don't think Julia likes me.' Honey, if I don't like you, you're going to know about it.
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright high and holy! a mountain-stream that ends in mud thinks is melancholy.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.
Sorrow is the great idealizer.
The brain can be easy to buy, but the heart never comes to market.
Some day the soft Ideal that we wooed confronts us fiercely, foe-beset, pursued, and cries reproachful: Was it then my praise, and not myself was loved? Prove now thy truth; I claim of thee the promise of thy youth.
Death and life have their determined appointments riches and honors depend upon heaven.
The true ideal is not opposed to the real but lies in it; and blessed are the eyes that find it.
The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.
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