My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Victories that are easy are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.
Henry Ward Beecher
You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing.
All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
Work is not a curse, but drudgery is!
As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying.
David M. Brown
In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and very many things which it cannot.
I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it that's all that matters.
It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices
The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing wise.
He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.
Mirth is the sweet wine of human life. It should be offered sparkling with zestful life unto God.
One of the enduring problems with certain societies in the world - and this is certainly true of a lot of places in the Middle East - is that the capacity for self-governance and self-organizing just isn't there. It has to do with history.
P. J. O'Rourke
A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
You know, you only get one family, and you have to make it work.
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.
You're not just going out there, maybe sacrificing your own life. There's also sacrifices still going on at home. You can serve in the military and have a good marriage, but you just need to be aware of it so you can take those steps to take care of it.
Today's recording techniques would have been regarded as science fiction forty years ago.
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
I like to wake up each morning feeling a new man.
Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.
Failure is not fatal victory is not success.
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
Fulton J. Sheen
I did learn one great lesson from a past relationship, and that was to never talk about relationships in print again because I'd rather live my private life than read about it.
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?
The irony is, going to work every day became the subject of probably my best poetry.
The Occupy movement needs an organizing principle, and - just as the Tea Party did - it needs some actual measures of success. Choose one candidate whose agenda is squarely within that of the movement and make his or her electoral success a focal point.
The idealists will always be in society, and we will survive.
The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
I believe that every role that I have done this far has had quality and content. My roles have been very demanding and every role has been a challenge and a learning experience that has helped me mature as an actress.
The pop musicians often leave meaning in the dust and substitute it for cartoons. The deeper artists - the grunge artists in the world and the emoticon people - tend to leave all of the happiness out of life like it just doesn't exist.
Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture.
And if you look at the reality in the United States, where you have more than 40 million people below the poverty line and 42 million on food stamps, and then you look at poverty around the world, clearly the way we're running the engine of capitalism is not serving us well.
My generation will actually be the first generation that is tamer than the one that came before it, and it will probably be poorer less fun and less money.
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