A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
People first, then money, then things.
I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true.
We do not sit as a superlegislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation.
William O. Douglas
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
I went to India and met some people who had been involved in this guerrilla business, middle-class people who were rather vain and foolish. There was no revolutionary grandeur to it. Nothing.
V. S. Naipaul
Faith never makes a confession.
Henry David Thoreau
I didn't have nothin' going for me... school, home... until I found something I loved, which was music, and that changed everything.
The future is keeping you out of the present time.
The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.
Luc De Clapiers
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
Divorce is so common and accepted in America that beating myself up over it may sound ridiculous. But I was raised to believe that divorce wasn't an option to me, divorce equaled failure. I wasn't able to change that equation until I found myself in the right relationship.
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
Yeah, I left Idaho at 17. You know, I graduated high school a year early and just, you know, the typical story, packed up my car and moved out.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
There are so many different reasons as to why I love riding trains. But I think ultimately it's the romantic feeling of it. There's something about it that just transports me into old films.
No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home.
The question remains: which brands will commit to creating a private sector pillar of social change, and which will become casualties of their own outdated thinking?
Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change.
The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back how he esteems your merit, is such a friend, that one had need be very much his friend indeed to pardon or to bear it.
I once heard two ladies going on and on about the pains of childbirth and how men don't seem to know what real pain is. I asked if either of them ever got themselves caught in a zipper.
Visitors are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not visit, would do nothing.
People like Frank Zappa were amazing for us Brits.
The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away.
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national government too.
Richard M. Nixon
The life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.
Man disavows, and Deity disowns me: hell might afford my miseries a shelter; therefore hell keeps her ever-hungry mouths all bolted against me.
If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick.
Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs - though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
I think that's the phenomenon of our time is that a lot of women keep themselves in good shape but that there's not a lot of accommodation or people out there to connect with and the technology.
Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.
O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
God made the country and man made the town.
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