I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends.
Gaining control of your thoughts is as easy as sitting by the ocean and controlling the waves.
Forget anything your friends would rather you forgot.
My sense of religion is Einstein's sense of relativity. I don't believe in God. I believe that energy never dies. So the possibility exists that you might be breathing in some other form of Moses or Buddha or Muhammad or Bobby Kennedy or Roosevelt or Martin Luther King or Jesus.
The road not taken was not your path.
There isn't always sex, but there is always chocolate.
There is no school of philosophy that approaches ordinary common sense.
You get fat in the moments between when you know you should stop and when you do.
It is easy to forgive an insult, but harder to forget one.
The hajj is one of the five essential practices of Islam when they make the pilgrimage to Mecca, Muslims ritually act out the central principles of their faith.
Never forget that you are married to a very beautiful woman.
Some people would rather lose the relationship than the argument.
Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time.
God tells every religion that it is His favorite.
You can't drop a tattoo off at the thrift shop when it goes out of style.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
A man stays in touch with society by means of a wife.
My mom was a model. She had me at 20, so she was a young mother.
The Right hates minorities and the Left hates the country,
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you have poison oak you love nature a little less.
Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation.
If you really believe that all men are created equal, you are comfortable in any company.
We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.
Martin Van Buren
I always tell it like it is is the long way of saying, I'm a jerk.
I did learn that it was the greatest thing in the world to respect yourself. Respect other people.
The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.
Energy and environmental regulation, transportation, and broadband policy all benefit when legislators have a basic grounding in the technical concepts behind business models, products, and innovation.
There are few secrets of success, but plenty of people making a good living selling them.
Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered.
Lee H. Hamilton
We worry about losing our memory, yet there are things we wish we could forget.
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Where others see complexity, the person of action sees the thing that needs to be done.
Physical beauty is such a strange thing.
Sometimes you have to do the work and hope the career materializes.
Oh, I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness. You went to the movies then, you saw two movies and a short. When Mickey Mouse came on the screen and there was his big head, my sister said she had to hold onto me. I went berserk.
We find our own skin more fascinating than any abstract painting.
The image is where you have dinner at night, who you're seeing. It's what car you drive and how you dress. People in the industry sell that, and it creates a dream. There's nothing else.
How can our relationship grow when you don't respect my need to discuss everything that is wrong with you?
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
Thomas S. Monson
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