When Catullus expresses his love and hate for Lesbia, he is not obviously voicing a wish to rid himself of one or the other of these two sentiments. Not all contradictions resolve into temporal change of belief or desire.
True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie and the workers want no lying.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Without this spirit, Modernist architecture cannot fully exist. Since there is often a mismatch between the logic and the spirit of Modernism, I use architecture to reconcile the two.
Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
I'm not happy all the time, and I wouldn't want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody.
Christopher Reeve did such an amazing job that to give him some kind of accent or more bravado would have been wrong. Audiences wouldn't have responded to that either.
Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued without an understanding of the world in which scientific knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key.
I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I'm trying to pull out of the ground that doesn't want to come out? I know I'll win.
It's a miracle was the last track recorded for the album, we based it on the rhythm from the middle of 'Late Home Tonight, where there's Graham Broad playing lots and lots of drums with me shouting in the background, pretending to be a mad Arab leader.
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Women have to be active listeners and interrupters - but when you interrupt, you have to know what you are talking about.
Liberalism is a religion. Its tenets cannot be proved, its capacity for waste and destruction demonstrated. But it affords a feeling of spiritual rectitude at little or no cost.
The beauty of doing film is that you construct whatever you do block by block and you can build something that will stay.
Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast. Every government program, every individual, we are all going to have to sacrifice.
Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there is money or the want of money, but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order.
Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don't, who will?
Jon Bon Jovi
In a general way, I want to be a kind of flag-waver, bunting hanger-up, drum-beater, you name it, for poetry.
Sure we're in limos. We're stars. How else is a star supposed to travel?
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
Miguel de Cervantes
Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.
What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Duty is the great business of a sea officer all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics.
There are few more powerful tools for promoting stability than the institution of marriage.
Iain Duncan Smith
Affairs of state tend to drive most presidents toward the center on both foreign and domestic policy, no matter where on the political spectrum they begin, and especially so in the areas of intelligence and law enforcement.
David K. Shipler
Real success is being totally indulgent about your own trip. You put your blinders on about the garbage and go full speed ahead.
We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration.
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
James Cash Penney
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
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