The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
We are not the person other people wish we were. We are who we decide to be.
I can't record in the morning because I sound like Barry White.
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
What's really sad is that so many young women between the ages of 16 and 25 are ignorant and they already believe that women get the same pay as men. They don't even really understand that equality hasn't happened with the pay force.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
All my movies, like Revenge, are under two hours.
Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
I desire to so conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt
Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiritual culture and modern western architecture.
I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.
There is so much hypocrisy in sports.
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal. So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
I still believe that peace and plenty and happiness can be worked out some way. I am a fool.
I just bought a Mac to help me design the next Cray.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.
Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.
For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the principles which should guide those who from their youth aspire to an honorable and excellent life, as Love awakens them
Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don't trust myself. I need that balance.
Towering genius disdains a beaten path.
It's not in our nature. Americans have never been a people that drive through a nice neighborhood and say, 'Oh, I hate the people who live in these nice houses.'
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
Helen Gurley Brown
In a state of conflict or a conflicted state.
I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.
You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself, 'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new spoon.' And you do.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
Mary Wilson Little
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.
I'm a writer. I don't support any war. That's my principle.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
With high hope for the future, no prediction is ventured.
The note of the perfect personality is not rebellion, but peace.
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