Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
You see that's what I think is such a terrible, terrible betrayal, the trust that people have in government.
We have to challenge the whole idea that it's acceptable for a society like Britain to have such a significant number of people who do not work one day of the week and don't have any possibility of improving the quality of their lives.
Iain Duncan Smith
Sometimes, I sit down to sketch at the unearthly hour of 3 in the morning!
For the moment I prefer to be a beautiful woman of my age than try desperately to look 30.
As there is no worldly gain without some loss so there is no worldly loss without some gain.
A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
The road to perseverance lies by doubt.
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word satiety.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Wickedness is its own punishment.
To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution.
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.
The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors.
A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo.
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.
He that hath promised pardon on our repentance hat not promised life till we repent.
I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.
The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.
Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
In France, everyone speaks French 'cause they think it's cool. Gives 'em, gives 'em an excuse to smoke.
Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.
The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
I love going to Africa and stuff. I love going anywhere, really, but I've been to Africa a bunch of times and it's just a beautiful place that needs help, obviously, but helping people that are really thankful is really easy to do. And the people out there always seem so thankful.
Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
When I tried to play something and screwed up, I'd hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
Our God and Souldiers we alike adore,Evn at the Brink of danger; not before:After deliverance, both alike required;Our Gods forgotten, and our Souldiers slighted.
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