Fate does not invite ugly boring people to save the world; and if you try to save the world (without being beautiful, strong, clever, or wise), you will soon die pointlessly and how much adventure is there in that?
Nothing is more elegant than ready money!
Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark.
I know by my own pot how the others boil.
Bad men are full of repentance.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Few people rise to our esteem upon closer scrutiny.
I wanted to trust in my partners and the directors and producers and do the best I can to deliver what I could deliver.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Partir, c'est mourir un peu. (To leave is to die a little.)
I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd.
Men should pledge themselves to nothing for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.
When the news is good, the BBC view is: 'Get the government out of the picture quickly, don't allow them to say anything about it.' When the news is bad: 'Let's all dump on the government.'
Iain Duncan Smith
A father is a banker provided by nature.
People always make the wolf more formidable than he is.
A good meal ought to begin with hunger.
Appetite comes with eating; the more one has, the more one would have.
Against change of fortune set a brave heart.
Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive.
Bryant H. McGill
Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering.
I grew up in a dysfunctional family.
Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.
I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology.
No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere.
To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
In the councils of a state, the question is not so much, what ought to be done? As, what can be done?
I think the best American poetry is the poetry that utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits the defects or triumphs of the poet's personality.
Without grace beauty is an unabated hook.
Gratitude is the heart's memory.
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
Harry S. Truman
Country music is three chords and the truth.
Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
He that waits for a dead man's shoes may long go barefoot.
Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories.
It's good to be clever, but not to show it.
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