I felt as if I were walking with destiny, and that all my past life had been but a preparation for this hour and for this trial... I thought I knew a good deal about it all, I was sure I should not fail.
It is hard to think that a billion company with 4,300-plus people couldn't compete with six people in blue jeans.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul.
Nobody could've ever known I was positive because I didn't know.
I was lucky enough to grow up in a home where I woke up Christmas morning and had toys. I know that's not the case with all people and I don't think kids should go without experiencing that sort of joy.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.
I desired dragons with a profound desire.
I have not been able to discover whether there exists a precise French equivalent for the common Anglo-American expression 'killing time.' It's a very crass and breezy expression, when you ponder it for a moment, considering that time, after all, is killing us.
Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
I am a feather for each wind that blows
Death in the horror movies is when the monsters get you.
If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation.
Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.
Work hard, use your common sense and don't be afraid to trust your instincts.
Fred L. Turner
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.
The considerations of a corporation, especially now, have nothing to do with art or music.
seperti telah kubuktikan kepadamu, aku bisa membuat kesalahan seperti orang lain. Malah, karena aku -maafkan aku- agak lebih pintar daripada sebagian besar orang, kesalahanku cenderung lebih besar juga.
What is faith? If you believe something because you have evidence for it, or rational argument, that is not faith. So faith seems to be believing something despite the absence of evidence or rational argument for it.
At least I carpe'd that one diem.
'Robopocalypse' explores the intertwined fates of regular people who face a future filled with murderous machines. It follows them as humanity foments the robot uprising, fails to recognize the coming storm, and then is rocked to the core by methodical, crippling attacks.
Daniel H. Wilson
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
The unions say 'last hired - first fired,', we say hire and fire based on merit. We want the best and brightest in the classroom.
On top of the world, or in the depths of despair.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea.
Emile M. Cioran
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.
There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.
In New York, I like it when you can get bagels at 3 in the morning.
No book, however good, can survive a hostile reading.
Orson Scott Card
For most of our history, Americans enjoyed both liberty and security from foreign threats.
Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the same with staying healthy or eating healthy. There's some discipline involved. There's some sacrifices.
Sherlock Holmes was a drug addict without a single amiable trait.
George Bernard Shaw
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
It seemed to us that the fantastic can be, can do, so much more than its detractors assume: it can illuminate the real, it can distort it, it can mask it, it can hide it. It can show you the world you know in a way that makes you realise you've never looked at it, not at it.
Music rhythms are mathematical patterns. When you hear a song and your body starts moving with it, your body is doing math. The kids in their parents' garage practicing to be a band may not realize it, but they're also practicing math.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
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