The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose before action is initiated.
There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
I've often mused over the idea that madness is actually a sane reaction to an insane world.
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men round to his opinion twenty years later.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes.
There's people making babies to my music. That's nice.
Being a celebrity you always get really good seats to sporting events but you never get as good seats as the photographers get. And I really love sports. So one of the scams I have going now is I want to learn sports photography so I can get better seats at a sporting event.
It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on.
No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
It is absurd to hold that a man ought to be ashamed of being unable to defend himself with his limbs but not of being unable to defend himself with speech and reason, when the use of reason is more distinctive of a human being than the use of his limbs.
The cross is the centre of all this in every respect.
John Nelson Darby
It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
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