Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
I always say, 'People first, then money, then things.'
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
Yes, we have the freedom to do what we please, but it only works because we don't do everything we might please - we should exercise some degree of personal, and corporate, responsibility.
He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
I think if you're in a committed relationship, unless you have some sort of an understanding, monogamy is something that should exist.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
Of Consciousness, her awful Mate. The Soul cannot be rid -- as easy the secreting her behind the Eyes of God.
Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
I reached a time in college when I didn't know what I wanted to do. At that time, women's careers were essentially nursing, secretarial and teaching. My mother advised me to get my teacher's certificate.
Dying is a wild night and a new road.
Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Pope Paul VI
Let us go in; the fog is rising.
About the time I turned 50, I experienced the profound biological change that often accompanies women at that age. Also, I put two kids in college and lost both of my parents, so I'm no longer somebody's daughter.
Our cause is just. Our union is perfect.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages.
I'm writing constantly about all my crazy experiences across the world, so I have a lot of music I've already written.
It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
Every creature is a word of God.
In the total darkness, poetry is still there, and it is there for you.
We're learning as we go. We're a lot smarter this time. We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane.
I tried to get a baseball movie made a couple of years ago and I don't think it didn't happen because I was a woman, but because sports movie don't sell internationally.
Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials.
My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player. By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas City in classical situations. He was already an amazing talent.
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt.
Going into politics is something people have asked me about forever.
In my experience, it's not just that serious books get a hearing on comedy shows. But serious books get a serious hearing, as well as a funny one, on comedy shows.
Doing charity work is always cool. It's always a good thing.
If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors.
American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
Bryant H. McGill
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Yes, it's a man's world, but that's all right because they're making a total mess of it. We're chipping away at their control, taking the parts we want. Some women think it's a difficult task, but it's not.
The record business is dangerous to the health of bands and individuals, which is something I'm just now learning. But it's not dangerous in any of the ways people think it's not that they try to make you compromise your art. That's not the problem.
The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.
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