A common danger unites even the bitterest enemies
In the theater, it's about taking time in a musical segment, a pause in a musical way and then moving on.
Marcia Gay Harden
My mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.'
The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Their diet is basically boiled vegetables, fish and rice. No fat, no sugar. You notice when you live there that there are no fat people.
Woman was God's second mistake.
In order to gain the respect of your players in the locker room, you can't just perform on Saturday. You have to do it consistently during practices, meetings, and in the weight room.
My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days.
The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line.
I pray every night before I go to sleep and every morning when I wake up.
Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
I love people, and I love to be with people and to make music with people, but my natural state is to revert back to being by myself in my house, which is cool because that's where I practice and write and listen and study.
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
The worlds I paint leave a lot to engage the imagination by hinting at what lies beyond the four edges of the painting. I think getting beyond the four edges of an opportunity or challenge is one of the basic skills you need in business.
Truth comes to us mediated by human love.
A. N. Wilson
I'm sick of giving creeps money off my soul.
I have to keep reminding myself: If you give your life to God, he doesn't promise you happiness and that everything will go well. But he does promise you peace. You can have peace and joy, even in bad circumstances.
We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Harvey S. Firestone
I've never believed in singing about Satan and thinking he's cool, because he's not.
Straight men just can't imagine the bliss of being in a relationship with someone who finds farting as funny as they do.
Our ability to find humor in the world, to make connections between previously unconnected notions, to create new ideas, to share in a common culture: All these essentially human acts depend on memory.
Practice puts brains in your muscles.
I love clothes, but I don't know what to put on myself, let alone others. I have a lot of help getting dressed.
However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it.
Total war is no longer war waged by all members of one national community against all those of another. It is total... because it may well involve the whole world.
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
I just finished my homework fast, I was bored to death. There wasn't 500 channels so there was a thing for a librarian to teach a kid like me about reading. I started reading early and I read all the time, because I love it.
This is a generation weaned on Watergate, and there is no presumption of innocence and no presumption of good intentions. Instead, there is a presumption that, without relentless scrutiny, the government will misbehave.
Dee Dee Myers
Most Americans are very cool people.
It's great that people are basically spending their two weeks of vacation to come out and be with us in some weird part of the world. And I think we owe it to them to take 'em to some cool places.
Unlike a lot of actors, my father encouraged all his kids to go into show business.
I grew up skateboarding it was fun. I didn't think about money, I didn't know how much professional skateboarders made. I just knew that if I became a professional skateboarder, I would achieve a lot and get to travel and do these great things.
I bear a charmed life.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
Bryant H. McGill
I get appalled when I see good drivers being left on the sidelines because they haven't come up with the half million to a million to put themselves in a competitive car.
Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal the good one really does.
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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