Every day, families in the United States face the stark choice between a roof over their heads and food on the table. Buying health insurance, owning a home, and saving up for college are just too far out of their reach.
To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People's attitudes would change. It would be a better place.
After all my various relationships I find myself now home alone.
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In the book the relationship with Katharine and Almasy is sort of only in the patient's mind.
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Louis K. Anspacher
Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.
Dr. Robert Anthony
Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
You were placed on this earth to create, not to compete.
You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you.
Overcoming fear and worry can be accomplished by living a day at a time or even a moment at a time. Your worries will be cut down to nothing.
The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?
I've never stabbed, hurt, killed, stolen, anything, but I went to jail for a year. What is that? My pastor said to me the fact that I'm not living under a bridge as a crazy woman, talking to myself, is amazing.
If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
Opinion is the main thing which does harm or good in the world. It is our false opinions that ruin us.
Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental ballast.
My goal in 'Live to Cook' is to make great food more approachable for home cooks.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.
The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.
I'm pretty horrible at relationships and haven't been in many long-term ones. Leaving and moving on - returning to a familiar sense of self-reliance and autonomy - is what I know that feeling is as comfortable and comforting as it might be for a different kind of person to stay.
An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
When a woman is very, very bad, she is awful, but when a man is correspondingly good, he is weird.
Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
I want fame more than I can tell. But more than I want fame I want happiness.
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns.
Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
I am the state.
Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.
Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.
Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
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