Be interested in finding the best way, not in having it your way.
I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure.
T. Boone Pickens
Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony to their immaturity.
Edwin Louis Cole
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
I have women coming up to me and saying: 'I love your character! She's so empowered. She takes control she gets what she wants.' That's another side of her. And I respect that in Joan. She says and does things that I would never allow myself to do.
I'm not funny. People assume that because my books are funny, I'll be funny in real life. It's the inevitable disappointment of meeting me.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Movies are hard work. The public doesn't see that. The critics don't see it. But they're a lot of work. A lot of work.
Robert De Niro
Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ.
The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance.
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M. Nixon
I'm on so late I'm definitely the last seconds of anyone's attention. So I just want to give them something dumb to laugh at, so they go, 'That's funny,' then fall asleep.
I'm willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one, but I think it's psychologically important to people when they're famous to be the only famous person they know.
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth -- a sense of humor.
Hunger is not only the best cook, but also the best physician.
Ideas won't work unless you do.
An idea is worth nothing if it has no champion.
God is only a great imaginative experience.
David Herbert Lawrence
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you're lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.
The world moves, and ideas that were good once are not always good.
Some people entertain ideas; others put them to work.
It's a pretty good idea to be of good cheer but not all the time. Just at the most unexpected times.
I'm not a passive person by any stretch of the imagination.
It isn't easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice.
Prolonged idleness paralyzes initiative.
I think I could go away tomorrow. I've already accomplished something. It's such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself.
Millions are idle, but it's comforting to know that most of them have jobs.
Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone: Dodging duty at the double, leaving work alone.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them --their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.
Life is about family and technology.
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
In the battle for survival the ignorant man has a considerable advantage.
Never forget public ignorance is the government's best friend.
Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
Ignorance is not bliss -- ignorance is ignorance.
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy.
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
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