The gods are strange. It is not our vices only they make instruments to scourge us. They bring us to ruin through what in us is good, gentle, humane, loving.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Death is an absolute marvel.
We can live forever, a minute at a time.
When you live on the road, going home is a place to escape and just be with your family to unwind.
We should be ashamed of our pride, but never proud of our shame.
I'm actually graduating early. I got a lot of work done already. Being home schooled, I have had a lot of tutors help me.
Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.
Art is a human activity having for its purpose the transmission to others of the highest and best feelings to which men have risen.
Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.
Principal is a passion for truth!
Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance.
One battle doesn't make a campaign but critics treat one book, good or bad, like a whole goddamn war.
God help England if she had no Scots to think for her!
George Bernard Shaw
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Writing is the geometry of the soul.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
My fear is that I go up to the girl of my dreams and say 'I'm sorry, but I've got to say hello to you,' and she slides the stool back and gets up and walks away, saying, 'Not for me, Bub. I don't want anything to do with you.'
I've always been inspired by artists who have shown musical and intellectual curiosity and the courage to take risks.
I think within Japan there is talk about how there is the need to reassess the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
It is exactly the fear of revenge that motivates the deepest crimes, from the killing of the enemy's children lest they grow up to play their own part, to the erasure of the enemy's graveyards and holy places so that his hated name can be forgotten.
What do I like in a girl? I like a girl that likes me, a girl that knows how to smile and see the bright side of things. A girl that makes me a better person.
Freedom only for the members of the government, only for the members of the Party - though they are quite numerous - is no freedom at all.
Even though your thinking might not be right for others, just so long as it's right for you then that's all what matters.
Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.
It has been my experience that those who claim to be the most spiritual are usually the least so.
I feel like a little kid who just walked into a candy store. I think that's something to smile about.
I know I told you once that whether God exists or not, we're on our own. But when I'm with you, I'm not.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one.
For me, Barack Obama's election was a milestone of the most extraordinary kind. On the day he was elected I felt such hope in my heart. I thought we were seeing the beginning of a new era of equal opportunity across race and gender such as America had never known before.
Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.
Beauty and the Beast seemed like it all was really brown. The whole thing was just so brown and orange and yellow, like Burger King or something. I don't think I would have liked Beauty and the Beast at any age.
It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.
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