Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous parts, is but the background and theater of the tragedy of man.
You bring me the deepest joy that can be felt by a man whose invincible belief is that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will unite, not to destroy, but to build, and that the future will belong to those who will have done most for suffering humanity.
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
Through these adversities, Israel has endured with continued strength, conviction, and faith.
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That's the mark of a true professional.
It's important to me to be in a relationship when I'm in one, but I'm not someone who needs to be in a relationship.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality.
Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information. It is a creative human activity, its geniuses acting more as artists than as information processors.
Stephen Jay Gould
Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
If a man has done his best, what else is there?
General George Patton
The words spoken by the leader of the free world can expand the frontiers of freedom or shrink them. When Ronald Reagan called on Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall,' a surge of confidence rose that would ultimately breach the bounds of the evil empire.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
First of all, I've been having a wonderful run of luck with cover albums, songs I didn't write. I had five pop cover albums and two Christmas albums, and they were all very successful.
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to your fear.
We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
And if we must educate our poets and artists in science, we must educate our masters, labour and capital, in art.
John B. S. Haldane
Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
Well, I design costumes because I started with the theater in Chicago, but somehow a few lines just sort of fell to me to do it. And I studied it in school and I always liked it.
I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash.
The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.
The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
Always do more than is required of you.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Miguel de Cervantes
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
If I were to say, 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should have said, 'God, why me?' about the good things that happened in my life.
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