There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker if sad, it must not scream or curse.
One forgives to the degree that one loves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I think the future also will not belong to those who are cynical or those who stand on the sidelines.
Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
I tend to foster drama via bleakness. If I want the reader to feel sympathy for a character, I cleave the character in half, on his birthday. And then it starts raining. And he's made of sugar.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity.
Thomas J. Watson
Mexico takes a hard line on immigration, demanding that visitors to her shores enter lawfully, and show her respect during their stay.
A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Ludwig van Beethoven
It was great fun. We had gone on tour in between the sessions and reconnected with the audience and got a lot of energy back from them, a lot of positive energy.
Roger Andrew Taylor
Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.
Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh
I have a five year-old son and a three year-old daughter. I want my son to have a choice to contribute fully in the workforce or at home. And I want my daughter to have the choice to not just succeed, but to be liked for her accomplishments.
I am going to design... a Station after my own fancy that is, with engineering roofs, etc.
Isambard K. Brunel
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie.
No one ever yet was the poorer in the long run for having once in a lifetime Let out all the length of all the reins.
If you're a basketball player and you don't stop and take pictures with your fans, you can have an amazing game and everyone still loves you.
I don't ever want to be a sentimentalist. I prefer to be a realist. I'm not a romantic really.
James Earl Jones
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Where I live, nobody who's fourteen is having sex and doing major drugs. And I think if you see it in the movies, you may be influenced by it. I think it's so important to preserve your innocence.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress working together is success.
And what is religion, you might ask. It's a technology of living.
Toni Cade Bambara
Because tomorrow, the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide may bring.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
I don't work a five-day week as a rule, and I've managed to fill that time up. It hasn't been that hard. I volunteer at school. I'm working because I love it. Yet, I don't not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff.
Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline.
At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly.
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
You have to stick out the toughness of the business and form relationships with the people in it.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
'Dreams From My Father' reveals more about Obama than is usually known about political leaders until after they're dead. Perhaps more than it intends, it shows his mind working, in real time, sentence by sentence, in what feels like a private audience with the reader.
Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.
Okay, let's talk about cartoon labels for half a second - some people think anything with a dog or a car or a colorful alien is garbage, which is not true. Look at Big Moose Red. It's, like, a $6 wine with a cheesy label, and it's actually a solid wine.
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.
Charles Evans Hughes
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