I have faith in the jury system.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.
The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
I love going to Africa and stuff. I love going anywhere, really, but I've been to Africa a bunch of times and it's just a beautiful place that needs help, obviously, but helping people that are really thankful is really easy to do. And the people out there always seem so thankful.
Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
When I tried to play something and screwed up, I'd hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
Our God and Souldiers we alike adore,Evn at the Brink of danger; not before:After deliverance, both alike required;Our Gods forgotten, and our Souldiers slighted.
It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
I mean, that's a sad day in America when you're recalled because you did what you said you were going to do, and the public voted you in to do that.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -- but that could change.
No man was ever wise by chance.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don't try to be like me. Be better than me.
Florence Griffith Joyner
The peace dividend is peace.
I love being around my friends and my family and spending time with my husband. I like being normal and recharging my batteries, and I feel like I have the coolest job in the world where I get to get on stage and perform and get to do a lot of really amazing things.
You do the policy, I'll do the politics.
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the back!
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
C. Northcote Parkinson
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is to be prepared.
Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite.
I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim.
If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.
Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant the only harmless great thing.
One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize themselves is that they try to accomplish great things. Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction.
I grew up being the girl who would always tune in to watch famous people talk about their careers, how they handled scandals and mega fame. I'm trying to pick up tips.
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
However gradual the course of history, there must always be the day, even an hour and minute, when some significant action is performed for the first or last time.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.
First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.
Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others.
The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength.
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
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