The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.
You get educated by traveling.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.
The Churchyard abounds with images which find a mirror in every mind, and with sentiments to which every bosom returns an echo.
It is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
George Bernard Shaw
We trample grass, and prize the flowers of May; yet the grass is green when the flower fades away.
Evolution never looks to the future.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
I think I am a much better actor than I have allowed myself to be.
Most of the good executives do pretty well. Because to be a good executive you have to be strong, and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about - courage.
The vanity of men, a constant insult to women, is also the ground for the implicit feminine claim of superior sensitivity and morality.
Patricia Meyer Spacks
If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The clich? that women, more consistently than men, turn inward for sustenance seems to mean, in practice, that women have richly defined the ways in which imagination creates possibility; possibility that society denies.
I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.
If I don't need the money, I don't work.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them they change and everyone looks up to them.
Millions of people would have mindlessly starved to death if his advice had been followed.
The longer you stay in one place, the greater your chances of disillusionment.
The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.
T. S. Eliot
I would dodge, not lie, in the national interest.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In literature the ambition of the novice is to acquire the literary language; the struggle of the adept is to get rid of it.
I love David Caruso. I know it's not cool, but I do. I watch CSI: Miami. I think he's interesting.
The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny.
Everybody's private motto: It's better to be popular than right
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application -- practice. What you practice is what you manifest.
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
Think and feel yourself there! To achieve any aim in life, you need to project the end-result. Think of the elation, the satisfaction, the joy! Carrying the ecstatic feeling will bring the desired goal into view.
Obstacles Can't Stop You, Problems Can't Stop You, People Can't Stop You. Only You Can Stop You!
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
I think the biggest difficulty is that when I'm here in America, there's a necessity of using English, so I really have a great sense of really wanting to learn, but unfortunately when I head back to Japan, the necessity vanishes and so does my enthusiasm about learning.
It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
Jesus says, I love you just the way you are. And I love you too much to let you stay the way you are.
There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent.
John Raleigh Mott
Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have; so spend it wisely.
I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.
Camillo di Cavour
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