It is better to be safe than sorry.
Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.
Right now I'm not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
Sir Henry Taylor
We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today.
The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
Shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something to say.
Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
The world knows nothing of its greatest men.
The 19th century was the age of Individualism the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.
Francis Parker Yockey
Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. The more we seek gratitude, the more reason the angels will give us for gratitude and joy to exist in our lives.
Terry Lynn Taylor
I am pretty sure that we err in treating these sayings as paradoxes. It would be nearer the truth to say that it is life itself which is paradoxical and that the sayings of Jesus are simply a recognition of that fact.
My experience is that's rare - that you have a script that is... what they call 'film-ready.'
Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.
William Cooke Taylor
The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success.
Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate towards some goal which they come to find desirable and which motivates them over the long haul.
Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood.
A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.
In science there is only physics all the rest is stamp collecting.
The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.
Edwin Way Teale
No one worth possessing can be quite possessed.
My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it.
I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
Then, like an old-time orator impressively he rose; I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.
I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Parliament must not be told a direct untruth, but it's quite possible to allow them to mislead themselves.
It is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism.
He didn't riot. He got on his bike and looked for work.
The word conservative is used by the BBC as a portmanteau word of abuse for anyone whose views differ from the insufferable, smug, sanctimonious, naive, guilt-ridden, wet, pink orthodoxy of that sunset home of the third-rate minds of that third-rate decade, the nineteen-sixties.
From my tribe I take nothing I am the maker of my own fortune.
When I'm filming, survival requires movement. You need your energy, and you've got to eat the bad stuff, and survival food is rarely pretty, but you kind of do it. I get in that zone, and I eat the nasty stuff, but I'm not like that when I'm back home.
Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old -- old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.
Management's job is to see the company not as it is... but as it can become.
John W. Teets
To the right, books; to the left, a tea-cup. In front of me, the fireplace; behind me, the post. There is no greater happiness than this.
Every relationship that we have in our lives - our contact with each person, place, and event - serves a very special, if yet to be realized purpose: They are mirrors that can serve to show us things about ourselves that can be realized in no other way.
If your efforts are sometimes greeted with indifference, don't lose heart. The sun puts on a wonderful show at daybreak, yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping.
Don't remember what you can infer.
Travelling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.
Lisa St. Aubin De Teran
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