One is always alone in suffering; the fact is depressing when one happens to be the sufferer, but it makes pleasure possible for the rest of the world.
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
That will do extremely well, child. You have delighted us long enough. Let the other young ladies have time to exhibit.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
Like anybody, I would like to have a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.
I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I've come to the conclusion that we all get an education.
Michael J. Fox
My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.
I have to struggle to change people's perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I'm this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I'm absolutely not like that at all. I think I'm much more outgoing and exuberant than my image.
Helena Bonham Carter
You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
I believe we can incentivize more affordable health care in general by better regulating insurance and creating meaningful competition for health care services.
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'm so single. It's funny. I'm usually a relationship girl. I love being in love and having a partner in crime. But it's good to be your own partner in crime. God, that makes me sound like I have multiple-personality disorder.
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
But to this day I am convinced that the real reason we met was because Alexander is from Nebraska, and he was completely fascinated that I was about to go off and make a movie with Brando - perhaps the most famous Nebraskan of all.
Thomas Haden Church
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
I don't think it's government's job to find health care for people. I think it's the individual's job to find health care.
You can find out anything you want about a car now, and especially every bit of information about the price, without relying on the dealers.
Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.
But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.
I dance but I also work out. I run, do strength training... you name it. I've got to!
I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
Jerome K. Jerome
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
Henry Ward Beecher
There has already been published by the bucketfuls such brazen lies and utter fictions about me that I would long since have gone to my grave if I had let myself pay attention to that.
The truth is my idea has been to always stay at Barcelona and see out the rest of my career here. Like I always say, one doesn't know what can happen in the future, but if it were up to me to decide, I would stay at Barcelona for the rest of my career.
Man is neither angel nor brute, and the unfortunate thing is that he who would act the angel acts the brute.
In movies and in television the robots are always evil. I guess I am not into the whole brooding cyberpunk dystopia thing.
Daniel H. Wilson
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Every moment in life is an act of faith
My art teacher in junior high was a very out gay man and a mentor to me.
Gus Van Sant
Say what you like about my bloody murderous government,' I says, 'but don't insult me poor bleedin' country.
True friendship never questions what it costs you.
Technology is similarly just a catalyst at times for fundamental forces already present.
If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.
I don't know much more than I did when I was alive. Most of the stuff I know now that I didn't know then I can't put into words.
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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