If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the 'right' thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It's like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.
In our extreme youth, in our most humiliating sorrow, we think we are alone. When we are older we find that others have suffered too.
Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time.
Quality begins on the inside... and then works its way out.
Research is subordinated (not to a long-term social benefit) but to an immediate commercial profit. Currently, disease (not health) is one of the major sources of profit for the pharmaceutical industry, and the doctors are willing agents of those profits.
We have all eternity to celebrate our victories, but only one short hour before sunset in which to win them.
It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction.
Richard Le Gallienne
A person's treatment of money is the most decisive test of his character, how they make it and how they spend it.
We are digging our graves with our teeth.
Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.
Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature.
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar.
I think my dyslexia was a vital part of my development because my inability to read and write meant that I had to find knowledge elsewhere so I looked to the cinema.
Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time.
I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health. I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
In a still hot morning, the tide went out and didn't come back in. This was not a spectacular event. The sea did not roll up like a scroll, like the sky in Revelations. It quietly withdrew.
It is the people who scream the loudest about America and Freedom who see to be the most intolerant for a differing point of view.
Since I'm always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.
Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
Focus on your music and not technology.
As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time, that doesn't work for me. I'd just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh.
My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
Since coming to Congress, I have been advocating for increased resources for research in the physical sciences and for the Department of Energy Office of Science in particular.
In my mind the city of Ariel is a thorn in Israel's side and a serious obstacle to peace.
People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive.
You never know really what anyone thinks about you - that's why all my closest friends are ones I've had since my schooling days when I was 5. And I surround myself with people who I trust and who know me.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
I was planning on my future as a homeless person. I had a really good spot picked out.
Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly.
Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.
The funniest racism is the racism between minorities. It's something you don't see dramatized, but almost every minority I know who's my age, they have these funny stories about their parents stereotyping other minorities.
The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident.
An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
You go to a show, and there's no food at all, so if you're doing shows back to back, you can forget eating. I remember standing up in the bath one day, and there was a mirror in front of me, and I was so thin! I hated it. I never liked being that skinny.
A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
There are a lot of Christian fundamentalists there are a lot of Muslim extremists. Every religion - Mormonism - has something way on the side that's completely using the religion as some weird backbone for their twisted faith. It has nothing to do with their religion.
Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
I am not trying to change the world. I am just offering my gift that God gave me, and if somebody is moved by it, that's beautiful.
For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others, He altogether ceases to be worshipped, since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
Joseph Wood Krutch
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