Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
I think Paul Newman had an amazing career. I also love what Tom Hanks has done. He has always made very grounded movies that have something to say. He has found a way to make blockbusters that are about something and that is what I want to do.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, said Jefferson, it expects what never was and never will be.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The devil made me do it I have never made one of them do anything. They live their own lives. I do not live their lives for them.
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.
I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.
The reciprocal civility of authors is one of the most risible scenes in the farce of life.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
People may think of Southern humor in terms of missing teeth and outhouse accidents, but the best of it is a rich vein running through the best of Southern literature.
Roy Blount, Jr.
When I was born..the doctor came out to the waiting room and said to my father...I'm very sorry. We did everything we could...but he pulled through.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
All the things that happen to people in the industry today, the actors, what they have to put up with, all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives - I think it's really sad.
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is.
Crabbed age and youth cannot live together: Youth is full of pleasure, age is full of care
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.
In any relationship that comes to an end, there's never just a baseline reason why. You say, 'Oh, I broke up with my girlfriend.' Someone says, 'Why?' You say, 'Well, you got three hours? And then maybe after I tell you my version, you've got to talk to her.'
Today is yours to shape. Create a masterpiece!
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy, Oscar.
Great men never make bad use of their superiority. They see it and feel it and are not less modest. The more they have, the more they know their own deficiencies.
Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame.
When it comes to faith, what a living, creative, active, powerful thing it is. It cannot do other than good at all times. It never waits to ask whether there is some good work to do, rather, before the question is raised, it has done the deed, and keeps on doing it
Martin Luther King Jr.
The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
My friends! There are no friends
Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
I was going to tape some records onto a cassette, but I got thewires backwards. I erased all of the records. When I returnedthem to my friend, he said, Hey, these records are all blank.
I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
JOY goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
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