The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Don't feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn't make you a Christian.
Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul.
A group touring Westminster Abbey in London heard the guide list the famous people buried within its walls. During a momentary silence a little old lady's voice blurted out loud and clear, Anybody been saved here lately?
Though the church has many critics, it has no rivals.
For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near - do what the party leadership demands, or do what the people have asked you to do. If my colleagues don't mind some advice from a newcomer, I'd suggest going with the will of the people.
Sign in lot: Church parking only. We will not forgive those who trespass against us.
Writers are the main landmarks of the past.
Edward George BulwerLytton
I lived in a town of 400 until I was like nine or ten. My dad coached all the sports - he was a gym teacher and health teacher for grades K-12.
All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life.
Nixon in 1968, unlike Obama 2008, was elected as a minority president with only 43 percent of the vote. Yet, in 1972, he won what, in some measures, was the most lopsided election in American history with 61 percent.
I still don't like going to bed alone.
We need leadership. We don't need a doubling down on the failed politics of the past.
If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.
I'm a big fan of all the Boston guys that are acting - Matt Damon , Ben Affleck, Mark Wahlberg - they made a great career out of it, and they found a way to do it and still be cool guys, so that's kind of where I want to be.
Countries have lost their culture because what they wanted was money. Money became the running theme in every country and culture was sacrificed.
Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.
But one of the things I learned is that when you fight for something you believe in and you tell the truth and you do your best, you can always hold your head up high and no one can take that away from you.
We had our first earthquake over here recently. That was a bizarre feeling. I just became disoriented and I remember my dad freaking out. Nothing broke or anything.
If you meet a woman in a burqa, she can't reply to your smile. It's a denial of identity.
'Design Star' was incredible, and I didn't think it could get any better, and then 'Color Splash' happened.
Loved. You can't use it in the past tense. Death does not stop that love at all.
On movies, you have a lot of stylists that get things too pretty. Everything gets steamed and ironed. It's just not the way we really behave.
My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.
Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
Christian Nevell Bovee
The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it.
Formerly when great fortunes were only made in war, war was business; but now when great fortunes are only made by business: Business is war!
I'm looking forward to the day when America will mature to the point that we are a color-blind society. I'm not so sure that in politics that will ever be reality, because politics has a way of separating us based on skin color.
J. C. Watts
All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.
The cheerful live longest in years, and afterwards in our regards. Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness.
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.
Bad taste is a species of bad morals.
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.
The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts.
Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.
The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance.
If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious.
A book should be luminous not voluminous.
There's something missing in the music industry today... and it's music. Songs you hear don't last, it's just product fed to you by the industry.
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