That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
I'm sure that had I not been a coach, I would have been some form of a teacher.
What are all political and social institutions, but always a religion, which in realizing itself, becomes incarnate in the world?
The waste of capital, in proportion to the total capital, in this country between 1800 and 1850, in the attempts which were made to establish means of communication and transportation, was enormous.
William Graham Sumner
Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation's immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun.
Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
The 'Sports Illustrated' cover was the last thing I shot. That week, I told my agent, 'You know what, I really... I don't want to be a model anymore. I really want to do movies.' And I think he wanted to wring my neck at the moment.
You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face.
I enjoy working on a movie that lets your imagination run wild, it's great to be a part of and watch.
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging.
For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
Technology is us. There is no separation. It's a pure expression of human creative will. It doesn't exist anywhere else in the universe. I'm rather sure of that.
When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before.
If I'm in a relationship, that girl gets showered with letters from the road. I pour my heart into it.
I don't really have a schedule of when I want to show my children my movies.
Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship.
When Demetrie got sick, we knew it was our responsibility to take care of her and pay her medical bills. And we embraced that. But the tricky part is, like so many families in the South, we also expected her to use a separate bathroom, to use separate utensils.
A lot has been written about Tony Perkins and myself and I figured, Let's get it straight. I had a relationship with Tony for two to three years, but those are only threads in the tapestry of my whole life.
Poetry is composing for the breath.
I can't be on the cheeseburger diet all the time.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
I think track is still one of the most exciting participant sports, but we haven't been able to capitalize on that excitement through television and the print media.
Art is born of humiliation.
W. H. Auden
Really in technology, it's about the people, getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment and helping to find a way to innovate.
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
I love the work, I love being in front of the camera and working with actors and directors and creating something. For me, it's like learning everyday.
Virtue is harmony.
Capitalism would have never let me be a filmmaker, living in Flint, Michigan with a high school education. I was going to have to make that happen myself.
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
I had a sense of who I was before I got famous.
I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn't perfect.
The second I met Zac, I thought he was a really cool guy. It's hard not to have chemistry with someone who is so attractive.
My attitude towards drawing is not necessarily about drawing. It's about making the best kind of image I can make, it's about talking as clearly as I can.
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