To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.
If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
Abigail Van Buren
Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
As is known, it is in the realm of experience inaugurated by psychoanalysis that we may grasp along what imaginary lines the human organism, in the most intimate recesses of its being, manifests its capture in a symbolic dimension.
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Nature never said to me: Do not be poor still less did she say: Be rich her cry to me was always: Be independent.
Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching.
Earlier today, Arnold Schwarzenegger criticized the California school system, calling it disastrous. Arnold says California's schools are so bad that its graduates are willing to vote for me.
Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women it is merely a good excuse not to play football.
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
Girls who put out are tramps. Girls who don't are ladies. This is, however, a rather archaic usage of the word. Should one of you boys happen upon a girl who doesn't put out, do not jump to the conclusion that you have found a lady. What you have probably found is a lesbian.
American government was founded on a belief and a faith in God and in doing what is right and just.
Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart.
Henry Ward Beecher
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
We had the skirts with the slits up the side, sort of tough, sort of Spanish Harlem cool, but sweet too.
Sometimes it takes ten seconds to see some humor in your dilemmas, sometimes ten years.
I'd say the best is when I was in Africa, I saw a hippo in a house. Someone had a pet hippo. And they're meant to be one of the most dangerous animals on the planet, and they had one that was sort of just wandering in and out of their house, just sort of roaming about.
Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!
I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words - and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasions.
What does it mean to not be alone? I've approached that question through music, technology, writing and other means.
In short, is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties, so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so?
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.
Charles Evans Hughes
Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.
I've accomplished enough with the music that I haven't had to go out there and do other things to over-saturate.
The secret to modern life is finding the measure in time management. I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don't think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out.
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.
To build a great company, which is a CEO's job, sometimes you have to stand up against conventional wisdom.
For man, maximum excitement is the confrontation of death and the skillful defiance of it by watching others fed to it as he survives transfixed with rapture.
If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.
We grow neither better or worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.
May L. Becker
The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests. The protection of these faculties is the first object of government.
There is hope for all of us. Well, anyway, if you don't die you live through it, day in, day out.
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
Laws are not masters, but servants, and he rules them, who obeys them.
Really, when it comes to gay rights, there's two wars going on. The first war is political. But the culture war is over.
Decisiveness is often the art of timely cruelty.
I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.
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