Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.
They never fail who die in a great cause.
There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
I don't make the best movies in the world, but at times, I do feel like I'm adding something to the cinematic community.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Mary Kay Ash
I like to read books and be alone I'm not social butterfly person.
We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions.
Peace, of course, is different from divorce indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace.
It's learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy - whether it's for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives.
I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising, and I smoke. But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog. That's all.
Failure is an enigma. You worry about it, and it teaches you something.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who took an interest in me and presented me with a key to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted.
London is full of women who trust their husbands. One can always recognize them. They look so thoroughly unhappy.
If you're more interested in what you have achieved, or what you're financial position enables you to do than that thing that got those things, you're screwed.
Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself.
I want a pit crew... I hate the procedure I currently have to go through when I have car problems.
There's something about the sound of a train that's very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.
There is only one real tragedy in a woman's life. The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women merely adored.
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
Work is the curse of the drinking class.
I'm not sure I make old bones in parliament. It's an amazing experience to have had but I can't see myself being Mother of the House.
Work is a refuge of people who have nothing better to do.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.
Richard M. Nixon
This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back in again.
The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community.
From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning. As a writer he has mastered everything except language.
Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.
There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement.
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
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