When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do.
I'm a comic book artist. So I think to myself, what do I like to draw? I like to draw hot chicks, fast cars and cool guys in trench coats. So that's what I write about.
Man is by nature a political animal.
But I have a good life. I enjoy what I do. I am married to work.
Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Peace is the first thing the angels sang.
The law is reason, free from passion.
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
The end of labor is to gain leisure.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
I'm always trying to reach a transcendent point, a romantic point, but reach it in a really unconventional way, a really profane way. To get to that romantic, touching, heartbreaking place, but through a lot of acts of profanity.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
I've always been intrigued by color and by interesting hair. I was one of those weird little girls doing my own hair at the age of 9. I was, like, getting weird gels and new brushes and cornrow holders. I would tweak and perm at the age of 13.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
What I hope in my ideal world is that with each project, I'll either get to work with a really great script that would force me to grow, or work with a really great actor who will make me better.
It is because my dad died suddenly that I became an actor. I thought, I'm going to make money doing this thing I enjoy.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
We're going to raise a lot of money for cancer awareness, give some to the American Cancer Society and hopefully make a big difference.
LL Cool J
So it is naturally with the male and the female; the one is superior, the other inferior; the one governs, the other is governed; and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
The most perfect political community must be amongst those who are in the middle rank, and those states are best instituted wherein these are a larger and more respectable part, if possible, than both the other; or, if that cannot be, at least than either of them separate.
But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain - that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist.
Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China.
All men by nature desire to know.
One of the things that people don't realize is that that natural beauty, those recreational forests, they have an economic development impact for the state as well.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
What we see today is an American economy that has boomed because of policies and developments of the 1950s and '60s: the interstate-highway system, massive funding for science and technology, a public-education system that was the envy of the world and generous immigration policies.
Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
My wife, a schoolteacher, very disciplined. If you think I'm tough, trust me, and wait till you see when the children are on the naughty step. It's hilarious. So we decided that I'm going to work like a donkey and provide amazing support for the family.
Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking.
Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame.
The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.
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