In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
As more people rely on government programs, the harder it becomes to conduct the necessary reforms to preserve them to help our society's most vulnerable.
The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
Everybody wants to go heaven, but nobody wants to die.
Joe E. Louis
He can run but he can't hide.
He can run. But he cant hide.
I used to get out there and have a thousand swing thoughts. Now I try not to have any.
Davis Love, Jr.
Fear is the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind.
H.P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft
Brands mature over time, like a marriage. The bond you feel with your spouse is different than when you first met each other. Excitement and discovery are replaced by comfort and depth.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.
James Russell Lowell
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -- and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.
Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide; In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
It's funny when people say, 'I don't think Julia likes me.' Honey, if I don't like you, you're going to know about it.
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright high and holy! a mountain-stream that ends in mud thinks is melancholy.
I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.
Sorrow is the great idealizer.
The brain can be easy to buy, but the heart never comes to market.
Some day the soft Ideal that we wooed confronts us fiercely, foe-beset, pursued, and cries reproachful: Was it then my praise, and not myself was loved? Prove now thy truth; I claim of thee the promise of thy youth.
Death and life have their determined appointments riches and honors depend upon heaven.
The true ideal is not opposed to the real but lies in it; and blessed are the eyes that find it.
The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.
I don't believe in principle, but I do in interest.
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing.
The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.
When I became leader, I made very clear I was not going to choose the easy life. I have always taken risks. I don't like comfort-zone politics.
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
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