I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry. It is such a challenge.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
There are five issues that make a fist of a hand that can knock America out cold. They're lack of jobs, obesity, diabetes, homelessness, and lack of good education.
Whole new theories of money were growing here like mushrooms: in the dark and based on bullshit.
Live the life you've dreamed.
If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.
A majority is always better than the best repartee.
To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
The little dictator who went to Moscow in his green fatigues to receive a bear hug did not forsake the doctrine of Lenin when he returned to the West and appeared in a two-piece suit. (On Daniel Ortega Saavedra)
I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
Henry Van Dyke
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in your sight, or allow their names to be mentioned in your hearing
The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.
On a film set everyone is very cool. Well, blase really.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.
The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man.
My mother wanted me to be a teacher. She had this vision of me walking across the quadrangle in an Oxford college wearing my academic gown.
Our minds become magnetized with the dominating thoughts we hold in our minds and these magnets attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts.
I saw a sign: Rest Area 25 Miles. That's pretty big. Some people must be really tired.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents.
Kathie Lee Gifford
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Whatever it is you're scared of doing, Do it.
Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.
Saint Francis de Sales
I can't not find humor in elements of most parts of life, but at the same time nothing ever seems perpetually funny to me.
Capability means imagination...
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
John F. Kennedy
A man who first tried to guess 'what the public wants,' and then preached that as Christianity because the public wants it, would be a pretty mixture of fool and knave
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs;Make dust our paper and with rainy eyesWrite sorrow on the bosom of the earth,Let's choose executors and talk of wills
I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
Negro equality! Fudge!! How long, in the government of a God, great enough to make and maintain this Universe, shall there continue to be knaves to vend, and fools to gulp, so low a piece of demagougeism as this?
And it is easy to believe you are not good enough if you listen to everybody else.
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
Human beings are free except when humanity needs them.
Orson Scott Card
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Knowledge is only potential power.
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