A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
Events tend to recur in cycles...
W. Clement Stone
Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.
Marie Carmichael Stopes
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too.
The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
The first rule of venture capitalism should be Shoot the Inventor.
Sir Richard Storey
It is the newspaper's duty to print the news and raise hell.
Wilbur F. Storey
The rules which experience suggest are better than those which theorists elaborate in their libraries.
R. S. Storrs
Hope is the motivation that empowers the unemployed, enabling them to get out of bed every single morning with unbounded enthusiasm as they look for work.
Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
The Christian's chief occupational hazards are depression and discouragement.
John R. Stott
As the prospect of a Tory government gets nearer, many traditional Labour voters - some who switched away in recent times and many who stayed at home - seem more determined to prevent that happening.
Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up, and the kind you make up.
Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
Farmers are philosophical. They have learned that it is less wearing to shrug than to beat their breasts.
Man, I hate to get depressing on you, but I don't have a game. I'm so alone, so depressed, so dark, no.
God has marvelous ways of taking our worst tragedies and turning them into His most glorious triumphs.
Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you're feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you.
Communication is a two-way street. And while we revel in the reality that we can always get through to heaven, our concern should be whether our Lord can always get through to us.
Luckily I don't have to buy shoes anymore, because I design them! I'm off tour, so I can dive in and create the shoes that I want for my line. But okay, I did buy a pair of vintage combat boots because they were so beaten up - I had to have them.
As we mature spiritually, we exhibit a growing capacity to care for and appreciate one another in the body of Christ, regardless of our differences.
I'm not the same person I was. I used to act dumb. It was an act. I am 26 years old, and that act is no longer cute. It is not who I am, nor do I want to be that person for the young girls who looked up to me. I know now that I can make a difference, that I have the power to do that.
Being part of an agenda beyond ourselves liberates us to complement each other rather than compete with each other.
Those who own much have much to fear.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself.
Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I'm so concerned.
A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball.
I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn't see any.
One should be just as careful about lying as about telling the truth.
Communication is so key.
Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian -- ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
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