Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.
Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.
I'm not a screamer. I'm confrontational, but I don't think that translates into anger.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
The trouble with people is not that they dont know but that they know so much that aint so.
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
Otto von Bismarck
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.
The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that's totally nonsense.
A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.
When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring.
Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
I love my mom. I totally look up to her, and she just doesn't let anybody take advantage of me. People might call that a stage mom.
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Today mythical thinking has fallen into disrepute we often dismiss it as irrational and self-indulgent. But the imagination is also the faculty that has enabled scientists to bring new knowledge to light and to invent technology that has made us immeasurably more effective.
Good luck needs no explanation.
Shirley Temple Black
The purpose of the Seder to my mind is to inspire conversations with your family about the human drama and hopefully transmit values to the next generation. I've always felt like this could be better.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control.
The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
Henry David Thoreau
And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
In all tyrannical governments the supreme magistracy, or the right both of making and of enforcing the laws, is vested in one and the same man, or one and the same body of men; and wherever these two powers are united together, there can be no public liberty.
So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community.
He who desires but does not act, breeds pestilence.
You get to be famous or have some notoriety and there are so many people who want a piece of you.
Oscar De La Hoya
Then my verse I dishonor, my pictures despise, my person degrade and my temper chastise; and the pen is my terror, the pencil my shame; and my talents I bury, and dead is my fame.
When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do.
If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
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