Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
While that amendment failed, human cloning continues to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and morally questionable science is around the corner.
I've always wanted to get into acting, ever since I was younger. I'd put on shows for my family and run around play dress-up all the time. I think I was 4 when I told them I wanted to do movies.
When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel from himself.
In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams.
Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.
No, it's interesting to remake a film for the contemporary audience today. I think it's a good idea it needs to respect the original idea. Don't just take the title and change everything else.
It's amazing that you can listen to any song and you can always tell when there's some substance beneath it and when there isn't. Even if it's poetically written and technically brilliant, I'd rather hear something that's all over the place but has some soul to it.
Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television.
For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression.
I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly.
Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within.
Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
If I'd had good discipline, I might have gone into music.
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
It's odd how violence and humor so often go together, isn't it?
The only way to ensure equality for women is to clearly declare it in our Constitution.
Look, when that crowd gets to cheering, when we know they're with us, when we know they like us, we play better. A hell of a lot better!
A salesman must also have flexible goals. You may say, I want to sell 10 accounts this week, and you sell five. You're ready to die. But, you tell yourself, Five isn't too bad. You know, next week maybe I'll sell 10.
All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.
I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal.
You've got to be success minded. You've got to feel that things are coming your way when you're out selling; otherwise, you won't be able to sell anything.
The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.
Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed
Our minds can work for us or against us at any given moment. We can learn to accept and live with the natural psychological laws that govern us, understanding how to flow with life rather than struggle against it. We can return to our natural state of contentment.
My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.
The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management.
Frank C. Carlucci
Christians are supposed not merely to endure change, nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
I learned that, before you reach an objective, you must be ready with a new one, and you must start to communicate it to the organization. But it is not the goal itself that is important.
Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security, but the shackle was the price I'd pay.
Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.
Poetry says the things that I can't say. I read a lot, but I never write it.
An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer. It is joy and art.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
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