Industrial man --a sentient reciprocating engine having a fluctuating output, coupled to an iron wheel revolving with uniform velocity. And then we wonder why this should be the golden age of revolution and mental derangement.
But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.
I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
They pick all of us out, and then they decide, they computerize, decide if they like it or don't like it, and then they go home, and then they come back again because they're not sure what they saw.
I was very fortunate to play sports. All the anger in me went out. I had to do what I had to do. If you stay angry all the time, then you really don't have a good life.
Marriage is a great institution.
I looked Death right in the face.
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
My mom used to have a lot of European cinema playing in the house, so I'd catch bits and pieces of films.
How many deaf people do you know in real life? Unless they live in a cave, or are 14, which seems to be true for most people in this business, what could I possibly tell them that they don't already know?
It got very tedious saying the same jokes in the same way with the same attitude.
I work six months and get three or four with the family.
I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.
W. Somerset Maugham
You become a better writer by writing. You become a better travel writer by writing about travel.
Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.
Over and over, we hear politicians say they can't spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile.
Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
I really like to sometimes go into food detox and eat very simply.
Personal technology has given us the freedom of being able to do whatever we want - and in the case of celebrities and athletes, whomever they want. But it can also serve as a humiliation jetpack.
Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.
Pope Benedict XVI
I got into acting my junior year of high school. We got a new hot drama teacher and I was like 'Alright, I'll try drama.'
Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend.
The work is with me when I wake up in the morning it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress.
C. S. Forester
One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.
My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Today, it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable.
Yes, America must do the right thing, but to provide moral leadership, America must do it in the right way, too.
James Finch is exactly what I'm looking for, as far as getting back into the race car to have fun.
Why not share with the world the way it is and tell them my feelings about my cat, and how I played with my kids, and how addicted to Christmas time I am, and the smell of pine needles and hearing my kids laugh.
We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways.
The first function of poetry is to tell the truth, to learn how to do that, to find out what you really feel and what you really think.
My films seem to be about men's struggle with failure.
Just because you've made a couple movies, you've done some good movies, you've been nominated for some Academy Awards, whatever, nobody's entitled. It's a business. If they don't see it, I can think they're wrong, but I'm not entitled to a $15 million budget to make a film.
Let's face it, in America today we don't have a health care system, we have a sick care system.
I don't do faddy diets any more. I once did a no-carbs diet a few years ago but it made me depressed. I couldn't be doing with that!
How do you tell troops who volunteered to fight for our freedoms that the country they fought for won't take care of them when they come back? In the time of war our troops and their families are supposed to be our number one priority.
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
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