Hell is the inability to love. Fyodor Dostoevsky
I do all of the grocery shopping in my little family. I buy cheese, of many different kinds, sliced packaged meats and poultry, bagels, immense quantities of eggs, pre-made fried chicken. Milk. Bacon. It is insane how much dairy, deli and bakery stuff I buy.
The innocent are free from fear, but the guilty always the dread of punishment before their eyes.
Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can!! and I will!!
When you live in an alcoholic family or an abusive family, you tiptoe, you don't want to step on any mines.
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.
Because with courage and conviction I believe we can deliver a more flexible, adaptable and open European Union in which the interests and ambitions of all its members can be met.
All men have fears, but the Brave put down their fears and go forward. Sometimes to Death, but always to Victory.
Who is there that ever receives a gift and tries to make bargains about it? Let us, then, return thanks for what He has bestowed on us. Who can tell whether, if we had had a larger share of ability or stronger health, we should not have possessed them to our destruction.
Who practices hospitality entertains God Himself.
In the battle of the sexes, woman gains her greatest victory by surrendering.
The purpose of a work of fiction is to appeal to the lingering after-effects in the reader's mind as differing from, say, the purpose of oratory or philosophy which respectively leave people in a fighting or thoughtful mood.
Caution is a most valuable asset in fishing, especially if you are the fish.
Charles was very intent to use his years as Prince of Wales to make his mark while he still had freedom of maneuver that he wouldn't have as King. The first subject he really went for was architecture. It made an impact.
A flatterer is one who says things to your face that he wouldn't say behind your back.
The coin that is most current among mankind is flattery: the only benefit of which is that by hearing what we are not, we may be instructed on what to become.
My dad died of a stroke.
When a flirt fishes for a man, she fishes merely for the sport.
I think that the Cold War was an exceptional and unnecessary piece of cruelty.
Some people see more in a walk around the block than others see in a trip around the world.
The first year or so on The Daily Show is pretty intense in terms of travel. You're going to the worst places in the country, talking to the craziest people in the world.
The first rule of focus is Wherever you are be there.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Just this morning, out of a large memory for songs, and having been obsessed by them since childhood, suddenly, at the age of 84, I thought of a song I hadn't thought of in over 50 years. It came into my head unbidden.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.
As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds. And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got along with most of the guys, I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism. You know making someone laugh is a much better way to solve a problem than by using your fists.
It is rude to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.
Its quite true there's a fool born every minute. It's also quite true they don't die that fast.
Even though I love solar and love wind, like most people do, I like the renewable sources, they alone are not going to get America energy independent.
A man convinced against his will; is of the same opinion still.
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
Forgotten is forgiven.
I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending they're shifting.
He who forgives ends the quarrel
The first thing is that we're being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They're trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks.
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Fortune does not so much change men, as it unmasks them.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
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