No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
It is only out of ignorance that people are cruel, because they really don
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington
In 1998, Artnet was the site that convinced me that if my writing didn't exist online, it didn't exist at all. It showed me criticism's future.
The question is no longer between violence and non-violence it is between non-violence and non-existence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
There was a time when nails were high-tech. There was a time when people had to be told how to use a telephone. Technology is just a tool. People use tools to improve their lives.
Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.
Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too.
Court... a place where they dispense with justice.
You were born to journey in the direction of your purpose. Anything that halts your progress is contrary to your design.
Better to be pruned to grow than cut up to burn.
Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.
The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
June L. Trapp
It's just as easy to be happy with a lot of money as with a little.
Keep in my mind my dad didn't become a huge, huge mega actor until I was halfway through high school - so right around the time he's going through his big renaissance is right when I'm starting to do my high school revolting.
There is a difference between talented people and gifted people.Talented people are good AT something; Gifted people ARE that something.
If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
Morality is contraband in war.
If you do not wish to be lied to, do not ask questions. If there were no questions, there would be no lies.
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
Death is not a period, but a comma in the story of life.
About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.
It's hard to make a cultural phenomenon every time.
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
Henry David Thoreau
51st State was one that I loved doing because the character was so out there, and in a way I was sad to leave the character behind. I'm afraid I could never be that cool in real life!
Every man is a potential genius until he does something.
Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
If any man ascribes anything of salvation, even the very least thing, to the free will of man, he knows nothing of grace, and he has not learned Jesus Christ rightly
People are too apt to treat God as if he were a minor royalty.
Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
John W. Gardner
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor. He will always use it in evidence against you.
I really, specifically, love acting, and I think it's a really cool thing to be really indulgent and follow that. I have a lot of ambitions in life, but for the next few years, I just want to be an actor.
Mr. Blumenthal stated that Monica Lewinsky had been a 'stalker' and that the president was 'the victim' of a predatory and unstable sexually demanding young woman, ... Referring to Ms. Lewinsky, Mr. Blumenthal used the word 'stalker' several times.
Cynicism is the humor of hatred.
She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended. Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited.
You are my lover and I am your mistress and kingdoms and empires and governments have tottered and succumbed before now to that mighty combination.
And, in fact, you can find that the lack of basic resources, material resources, contributes to unhappiness, but the increase in material resources do not increase happiness.
Life is not a dress rehearsal.
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into the ears of a few chosen of God
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