At some point in your life, if you're lucky, you get to design the way in which things evolve.
Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Neale Donald Walsch
Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere.
I think there are a whole host of things that are civil rights, and then there are other things - such as traditional marriage - that, I think, express a community's concern and regard for a particular institution.
Fear is a huge thing for older people.
Funny is not a color. Being black is only good from the time you get from the curtain to the microphone.
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
Peter De Vries
The time I kill is killing me.
Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it's not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I'm going to be married and buried there.
Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports.
We don't attempt to have any theme for a number of the anthology, or to have any particular sequence. We just put in things that we like, and then we try to alternate the prose and the poetry.
Artists need some kind of stimulating experience a lot of times, which crystallizes when you sing about it or paint it or sculpt it. You literally mold the experience the way you want. It's therapy.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.
There is poetry even in prose, in all the great prose which is not merely utilitarian or didactic: there exist poets who write in prose or at least in more or less apparent prose millions of poets write verses which have no connection with poetry.
I want to be a mom who listens.
I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me.
Moon Unit Zappa
I don't like comedy. I like funny things. I don't like comedy. Like, comedy movies are just, 'Oh Jesus.'
Louis C. K.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
We do a disservice to society if we ignore the evidence which shows that stable families tend to be associated with better outcomes for children.
Iain Duncan Smith
There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.
Your race and gender don't change, but you can choose to change your political affiliation at will.
Pennsylvania is a very tough state people don't last long in Pennsylvania politics.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
The worst thing I could be thinking is how could I be a cool bass player.
If music leaves any impression at all, it does so without regard to stylistic issues.
Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
I have argued above that we cannot prevent the Singularity, that its coming is an inevitable consequence of the humans' natural competitiveness and the possibilities inherent in technology.
Chemistry is not anything an executive producer or writer can orchestrate or plan you just hope for it.
David E. Kelley
When I find someone who is worth it, I'll be nice and respect that person and put some time in.
I was young. I was newly married. And I had worked like a dog. I just wanted to live and travel.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
You can't test courage cautiously.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
When we were growing up our parents somehow made it clear that being famous was good. And I mistakenly thought that if I was famous then everyone would love me.
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