And, most important, we have to shift our understanding of ourselves as separate individuals, each seeking our own welfare, to an understanding of how we fit into social, biological, and physical environments.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.
In politics you learn to always smile.
It is easy to rule over the good.
No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.
I think sometimes when children grow up, their parents grow up. Mine grew up with me. We coexist. I don't try to change them anymore, and I don't think they try to change me. We agree to disagree.
The future, like everything else, is not what it used to be.
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized.
Marilyn vos Savant
There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
Slander-mongers and those who listen to slander, if I had my way, would all be strung up, the talkers by the tongue, the listeners by the ears.
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped outside and felt the wind and rain in my face, I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took my time and trusted myself.
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
Hector Hugh Munro
Where there are friends there is wealth.
In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry and where a man possesses these, although the bis.
Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
The Afghans did not have sophisticated weapons like the Soviets did, but with their faith they defeated a superpower.
Abu Bakar Bashir
No man is wise enough by himself.
If I was left to my own devices, you would see about ten T-shirts in rotation with maybe a few nice pairs of jeans - but I also like to look good. I like feeling really well put together, I just don't have the aptitude and the knowledge to do that.
If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
I've had a tough time learning how to act like a congressman. Today I accidentally spent some of my own money.
Joseph P. Kennedy
The problem with being sure that God is on your side is that you can't change your mind, because God sure isn't going to change His.
Laws are subordinate to custom.
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
He whom the Gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
One argument goes that recessions are good for female artists because when money flies out the window, women are allowed in the house. The other claims that when money ebbs, so do prospects for women.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Americans no longer look to government for economic security rather, they look to their portfolios.
My dad was a singer in a band and neither of my parents went to college, and I ended up getting into Harvard and was the first person in my family that went to college and it happened to be Harvard.
Not by lamentations and mournful chants ought we to celebrate the funeral of a good man, but by hymns, for in ceasing to be numbered with mortals he enters upon the heritage of a diviner life.
You make movies for the people. If critics happen to like them too, well, that's a home run.
A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful? holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. Yet, added he, none of you can tell where it pinches me.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner who I had the greatest respect for, I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to win that special ring in 1996.
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