I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite beverage of the intellectual.
Thomas De Quincey
In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
It is odd there are many movies with many men. But generally movies have one woman, or maybe the older woman and the younger girl.
An effeminate education weakens both the mind and the body.
All lasting business is built on friendship.
Alfred A. Montapert
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Interactions between fathers and children are the starting point of education.
Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money's not related to happiness.
I believe that London is the most exciting food city in Europe.
It's not the tools that you have faith in - tools are just tools. They work, or they don't work. It's people you have faith in or not. Yeah, sure, I'm still optimistic I mean, I get pessimistic sometimes but not for long.
Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.
I think my mother is my biggest influence. There are so many things I hate about her but at the same time I'm thankful for her. All I know is that when I'm a parent I want to be just like my mom. I can talk to my mom more than any of my friends could talk to their parents.
The most important loan to pay is your student loan. It's more important than your mortgage, car and credit card payments. You cannot discharge student loan debt in the majority of cases.
Even back then, I exuded self-confidence, and that drives women crazy.
I try to be known more for my work than for anything else.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.
First of all, returning from motherhood, I was looking for something lighter, and I wasn't as much attracted to Kate as I was to the relationship between the two people.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
There's a whole lot more to the African-American community than entertainment and sports.
J. C. Watts
I can take any truth just don't lie to me.
I don't think I've ever read poetry, ever.
I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.
William Butler Yeats
I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children, who are all Aquarians. Instead, we got married. I ran out of excuses. It was just us and my children.
Diane von Furstenberg
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
When I was 20, I thought I was 30 - but I was so far from it. When you're young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I've always believed in people's capacity for goodness. I still believe that people are good. What I'm not so trusting about anymore is their relationship to their own goodness.
I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.
There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred - by living our ideals, the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers, exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
Normal people don't just wake up in the morning and say I think it'd be a good idea to run for president of the United States.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I have been doing marriage counseling for about 15 years and I realized that what makes one person feel loved, doesn't make another person feel loved.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.
For a while I was on the cover of every Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, which was regarded as the pinnacle of success in America.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
One must not be afraid of new ideas, no matter the source. And we must never fear the truth, even when it pains us.
When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.
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