The method of postulating what we want has many advantages; they are the same as the advantages of theft over honest toil.
It's amazing people get so detached from what they eat and what they wear. No one has any contact with how things are made that are put in their body and put in their mouths and I just find it alarming that no one questions it.
Marriage is actually really terrifying. It doesn't work for many people.
In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering.
I want to say a simple thing, that the dividing line exists not between Jordan and Israel, but between the proponents of peace and the opponents of peace.
King Hussein I
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started to split up and Yoko came into it. It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.
It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music.
I want to age with some dignity.
To live without Hope is to Cease to live.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string when one slips off, all the rest follow.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Edgar Allan Poe
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force.
I'm very accepting with my age. It's like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin.
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.
The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
William Ellery Channing
Maybe it's a tired tale, but without an education, you're not going to go anywhere.
H. G. Bissinger
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
Whenever I think of the high salaries we are paid as film actors, I think it is for the travel, the time away, and any trouble you get into through being well known. It's not for the acting, that's for sure.
From cell phones to computers, quality is improving and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer the public the best product at the best price. But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system.
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I really don't know anything else because my brothers were famous when I was two years old. So I know nothing else, no other life.
We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.
I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising.
Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
Oliver Wendell Holmes
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
From lies to forgeries the step is not so long, and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
B. C. Forbes
The great thing is that the funny side of getting old is fuel for my comedy.
I'm a person that just likes to speak the truth, and I don't understand why in America it's such a big deal that we won't read the Koran and we won't look at history.
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel.
I had the best of both worlds when I was a kid. I'd spend a quiet week with my mum, then I'd go to my dad's property in the Adelaide Hills, where there were all these kids and animals running around.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
I'll probably pursue doing more movies, but not horror or movies with killers in them. I'll try to stick to happy movies. I want to act and direct like Jodie Foster. I admire her because she went to college and she's still doing the same thing.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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