We live in an imperfect world, and imperfect people surround us every day.
Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
America enjoys the best health care in the world, but the best is no good if folks can't afford it, access it and doctor's can't provide it.
kalau diinjak cacing akan bergelung. ini cerdik. dengan demikian berkurangnya peluang diinjak lagi. dalam bahasa moral: tahu diri
My dad has sometimes felt that I grew up a little lacking in sufficient eccentricity - in the sense that I'm willing to live as an adult in a house with walls that are parallel to each other, that sort of thing.
In the 1970s and 1980s there was so little decent fiction for young people, but we're now in a golden age that shows no sign of fading. Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Lemony Snicket are only three of the best known among a good number of equals.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure.
Thomas Haden Church
Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
My father told me to dress to reflect the respect you have for the people around you. I've never forgotten that.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
It's amazing... to enjoy the results of your labor.
Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
She had made the choice for him - in a moment of flight and panic, but she had made it - not realizing that her Jace would rather die than be like this, and that she'd been not so much saving his life as damning him to an existence he would despise.
The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that it put the least possible power over the quantity or quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
The best time to make friends is before you need them.
My parents were amazing and wonderful, but there was a lot of pressure to do my best and in every way possible.
You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive claims to embody a new revelation from on high, is not a frequent occurrence.
I never let them cough. They wouldn't dare.
Government is, by its very nature, a destroyer of liberties the Obama administration, specifically, is promising to interfere with the economy and the health care system so profoundly that Washington will soon have us all in chains.
If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government. This marks the lowest grade of ignorance of which their civil as well as religious leaders will always avail themselves for their own purposes [Letter to von Humboldt, 1813].
Too many younger artists, critics, and curators are fetishizing the sixties, transforming the period into a deformed cult, a fantasy religion, a hip brand, and a crippling disease.
America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
I don't buy into any of that hogwash. They put that out to sell tickets. It's just a classic horror movie, with the Greek drama formula of good versus evil, and lots of fear.
My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere.
To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways.
Maxine Hong Kingston
I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I have not lived.
Henry David Thoreau
Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Thomas A. Edison
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