Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.
It ain't braggin' if you can back it up.
Je veux que les paysans mettent la poule au pot tous les dimanches.Fr., I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday.
King Henry IV of France
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
John Dickinson, "The Liberty Son
The report of my death was an exaggeration.
Mark Twain, After reading his ow
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.N. B.: This quote is commonly attributed to Voltaire, but it is not found in his writing.
S. G. Tallentyre, The Friends of
Th' newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th'ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward.
Finley Peter Dunne, "Mr. Dooley'
Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones.
The timid are afraid before the danger, the cowardly while in danger, and the courageous after danger.
The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future.
Without God there is for mankind no purpose, no goal, no hope, only a wavering future, an eternal dread of every darkness.
No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.
Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
Joys are our wings, sorrows our spurs.
No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much.
The only medicine that does women more good than harm is dress.
Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
Only action gives life strength, only moderation gives it charm.
No author can be as moral as his work and no preacher as pious as his sermons.
The parent is low, who having children, truly feels bored.
Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
The end we aim at must be known, before the way can be made.
The look of a king is itself a deed.
No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.
Cares are often more difficult to throw off than sorrows; the latter die with time, the former grow.
Strong character is brought out by change, weak ones by permanence.
In youth one has tears without grief, in old age grief without tears.
Variety in mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something s.
Brevity is the body and soul of wit.
Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organizations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love -- any love -- reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
Literature is a defense against the attacks of life. It says to life: You can't deceive me. I know your habits, foresee and enjoy watching all your reactions, and steal your secret by involving you in cunning obstructions that halt your normal flow.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man --the one he used to be.
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Love is the cheapest of religions.
We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
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