For a God that created everything, it is mystifying why he created so much competition.
I've done an informal, anecdotal survey about marriage, and I've found no evidence that it brings happiness.
Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.
It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay - by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes.
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
We've been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road.
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals -- this alone is worth the struggle.
I had done quite a bit of research about math education when I spoke before Congress in 2000 about the importance of women in mathematics. The session of Congress was all about raising more scholarships for girls in college. I told them I felt that it's too late by college.
When schemes are laid in advance, it is surprising how often the circumstances will fit in with them.
I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf.
Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
Look wise say nothing and grunt, speech was given to conceal thought.
Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.
A short absence is the safest.
To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
Time is generally the best doctor.
I certainly wanted to maintain some sense of mystery about Picard and that's why we never allowed certain situations to fully evolve, like the relationship between Picard and Beverly Crusher.
In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.
My kids have moved more in their twenties, you know, than my parents have moved in nearly 40-something years of marriage before they died. So there's a part of me that laments what we have lost, and that is a sense of community.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
Bear patiently with a rival.
These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14.
The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.
I'm always going to do that - record and make music.
I am above being injured by fortune, though she steals away much, more will remain with me. The blessing I now enjoy transcend fear.
As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
I guess my experience with some stuff is kind of abstract.
Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts.
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican.
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
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