If you can look back on your life with contentment, you have one of man's most precious gifts -- a selective memory.
Men's need to dominate women may be based in their own sense of marginality or emptiness we do not know its root, and men are making no effort to discover it.
It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.
Death was like love, a romantic escape.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
The only time to buy these is on a day with no 'y' in it.
Man always dies before he is fully born.
There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, 'Truth is the daughter of Time.'
The second office in the government is honorable and easy the first is but a splendid misery.
If someone commits an error and wrong toward you, you must instantly forgive him. Do not complain of others. Refrain from reprimanding them, and if you wish to give admonition or advice, let it be offered in such a way that it will not burden the bearer
I had been here five years already, training very hard, learning about the systems, the shuttle, the station systems. But, everything really became real when I started to work with them.
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The people at the record company had asked me if I could write a song about my life, my relationship with God, and where I'm from. Well, I can't write a song on purpose, my songs come in a moment of inspiration or desperation.
Billy Ray Cyrus
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.
Very little is needed to make a happy life it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked.
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
Itâ€™s just thatâ€¦I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. Itâ€™s the universeâ€™s way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. Itâ€™s how life is.
I mean when you come into the set at 7:30 in the morning and you come out of make-up and the first thing you know, the ladies start coming into our dressing rooms at 7:45.
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
No one can train you to be famous. How do you deal with the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy? You have to be disciplined.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
Lyndon B. Johnson
Exultest thou over the treasures thou dost possess, knowing they shall perish? Rejoicest thou in that thou rulest a span of earth, when the whole world, in the estimation of the people of BahÃ¡, is worth as much as the black in the eye of a dead ant?
Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.
Of all the enemies of public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.
I have always had good strength in my legs from working out with weights. I have also been riding a bike of some sort for most of my life and have good agility.
Art seduces, but does not exploit.
If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay.
He that does good to another does good also to himself.
Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision.
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Experience is the teacher of all things.
Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.
He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us.
I'm blessed with a good pair of ears. That's how I fooled my piano teacher. I'd watch his fingers and I'd listen to it, and I just kind of basically learned it by myself.
Eddie Van Halen
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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