Limitations are like mirages created by your own mind. When you realise that limitation do not exist, those around you will also feel it and allow you inside their space.
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
If people want to get into leadership through corrupt practices, through corrupt means, I think that's detestable we have to take action.
To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.
Do the bishops seriously imagine that legalising gay marriage will result in thousands of parties to heterosexual marriages suddenly deciding to get divorced so they can marry a person of the same sex?
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on -- have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear -- what remains? Nature remains.
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
I applaud the American Cancer Society for all they do to eradicate smoking. Their local, state and national efforts help to discourage young people from taking up this deadly habit and the resources they provide have helped numerous smokers quit.
Press close bare-bosomed night -- press close magnetic nourishing night! Night of south winds! night of the large few stars! Still nodding night! mad naked summer night.
Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?
I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.
One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.
Zack de la Rocha
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
Frank A. Clark
I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
The Past -- the dark unfathomed retrospect! The teeming gulf --the sleepers and the shadows! The past! the infinite greatness of the past! For what is the present after all but a growth out of the past?
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
I think that it's more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.
We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.
Logan P. Smith
I like to sing around the bonfire, in my car and in the shower.
What a devil art thou, Poverty! How many desires -- how many aspirations after goodness and truth -- how many noble thoughts, loving wishes toward our fellows, beautiful imaginings thou hast crushed under thy heel, without remorse or pause!
The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights.
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
Facts are many, but the truth is one.
I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.
I accept reality and dare not question it.
Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Thomas A. Edison
Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti. He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti to Boston and from Russia to Peru.
I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious.
If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
My family's lineage is five generations of artists who never made it.
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
The reason most people don't express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It's what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them.
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