If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
For one thing, I don't think that anybody in any war thinks of themselves as a hero.
It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality.
No one can figure out your worth but you.
The trap had a ghastly perfection
You're the one who is weak. You will never know love or friendship. And I feel sorry for you.
I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change.
Jamie Lee Curtis
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
Religion is interesting because it brings out the best and the worst in humanity. It can be a source of good deeds, whether it's people from different spiritual backgrounds coming together to help other people in need after a crisis. But it's also a cause for war and bloodshed.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People say that God created mankind after his image. This means that man created God after his image.
Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse.
When I was 14, I felt very rundown I had a home to go to, but I felt like I was 60 or something, older than I feel now. And I don't know if it's something that happens at 14, or whether it was adolescence or whether I was gay, or closeted gay, or whatever it was, I felt that.
Gus Van Sant
Ser optimista o pesimista es cuestion de temperamento, no de razones.
I believe in incentivizing people. If you can incentivize people in anything, whether it's in politics in life in spirituality in business just take care of folks. Incentivize them and all of a sudden it's amazing the difference that you'll see.
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
If any religion had the chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam
George Bernard Shaw
So fantasy was fine early on, and when I discovered science fiction, I was very happy with it, because my first interest in science fiction came with an interest in astronomy.
Deep in the man sits fast his fate To mould his fortunes, mean or great.
Sometimes laughing isn't the best judge of what's funny, 'cause I think there's a lot of things that are really funny that don't make you laugh, that don't make you physically, audibly make a noise, but is something that is much more powerful than that.
Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.
The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.
I have shared my whole life. My private and my show business life. It helps me actually to feel my songs and to go on with my dreams.
There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.
Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?
Chester W. Nimitz
The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
With all the technology we're inventing and what they're coming up with scientifically, people are having longer lifetimes. It's scary, but in the same sense it's also very exciting.
Sometimes in the morning, when it's a good surf, I go out there, and I don't feel like it's a bad world.
My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Adlai E. Stevenson
'Snow White' is an old fairy tale, so obviously the idea of vanity and obsession with youth is long-standing. With today's science, people have become crazy with trying to move their face around. It's bizarre.
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality, I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me I was raised in this society.
You go through at least the first two years of Star Trek and you find some amazing stuff. Everything that was going on Gene put into the series. He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted them funny colours and left the same situation in.
Everyone, young and old, must have access to the knowledge and skills to participate in the evolving economy.
James H. Douglas
Time will tell us what we did and didn't do.
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