A people's relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.
Marriage has just never interested me.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.
I was all about my thoughts, my work, my inspiration. I was always in hair.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame.
The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete, utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life.
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
I got a lot of positive people around me.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
Henry David Thoreau
I was a 16-year-old girl at one point, so of course I wrote poetry.
I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.
I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
Harvey S. Firestone
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take, hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.
Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.
I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
As a young black boy, it made me proud to see black leaders that did something amazing and made the world change.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true -- hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.
Taste as you go. When you taste the food throughout the cooking process you can make adjustments as you go.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way, whether in material, design, or execution.
George Edmund Street
The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attributable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life.
A joke is a very serious thing.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
George Bernard Shaw
Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.
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