I've always done whatever I want and always been exactly who I am.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
If you never budge, don't expect a push.
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
In order to cultivate a set of leaders with legitimacy in the eyes of the citizenry, it is necessary that the path to leadership be visibly open to talented and qualified individuals of every race and ethnicity.
Sandra Day O'Connor
No b-----d ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb b-----d die for his country.
George S. Patton
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.
When I was old enough to go to movies alone, I got to see 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula' on the big screen. I just fell in love with them.
George A. Romero
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.
Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.
Whenever you deal with science fiction you are setting up a world of rules. I think you work hard to establish the rules. And you also have to work even harder to maintain those rules, and within that find excitement and unpredictability and all that stuff.
You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he's hired to do.
Do you force your kids to pay attention to what's going on, or do you let them live their lives outside of it? My hope is that my child is a strong activist. That would make me most proud.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
I just saw the movie for the first time in its entirely last night. It's really cool when you're in with an audience that's so tuned in and plugged in to what's going on.
And that's how we build the economy of the future. An economy with more jobs and less debt, we root it in fairness. We grow it with opportunity. And we build it together.
The best vision is insight.
One was never married, and that's his hell another is, and that's his plague.
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.
If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job.
I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
With success came an ever-growing burden of responsibility. I lived with a near-constant low-level anxiety that I would make a mistake that would not only threaten my career, but also my brothers' - not to mention the livelihoods of many people who work with us or for us.
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
It's very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it's oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance.
As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.
I find playwriting really painful. I love it, or I wouldn't do it, but I don't love the theater as much as I love movies.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy you don't need it. If you are sick you shouldn't take it.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
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