It is not possible to go forward while looking back.
Better to die of something than to die in old age of nothing.
Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
If I use the media, even with tricks, to publicize a black youth being shot in the back in Teaneck, New Jersey... then I should be praised for it, and it's more of a comment on them than me that it would take tricks to make them cover the loss of life.
Rev. Al Sharpton
My dear if you could give me a cup of tea to clear my muddle of a head I should better understand your affairs.
As I get older and I get a few more years experience I become more like Dad, you know, King Lear.
Disillusion is a natural stage that follows the holding of an illusion.
(About a cookbook...)- What about this one? Maids of Honor?- Weeelll, they starts OUT as Maids of Honor...but they ends up Tarts.
We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car.
It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
Dad said that he was prouder of me than he'd ever been when I came out.
My first car was a 1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback in red, like the one in 'The Blues Brothers.' I painted a Union Jack on the roof. I was absolutely in love with it until I destroyed it, which broke my heart!
About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other's work.
No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then tries to some extent to substitute this cosmos of his for the world of experience, and thus to overcome it. This is what the
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
I can't really define it in sexual terms alone although our sexuality is so energizing why not enjoy it too?
Common Sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
I don't believe in fear - I live my life without regrets.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
I want kids to have a chance to dream of becoming something like I did in my life, and when you're living in a home that's dysfunctional and unhealthy that way, you don't dream like that.
Man was created a little lower than the angels and has bin getting a little lower ever since.
I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel?
You want a culture where citizens are free to express themselves and so live in the openness necessary to the functioning of a successful economy? Israel has a free press, much of it openly hostile to the parties in power.
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.
It is a shame that when we have a good dream we are asleep at the time.
People often get their imagination's mixed up with their memories.
Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.
Some people prefer to keep their foot in a bog so they don't risk falling over.
My goals over the decade include to develop new drugs to treat intractable diseases by using iPS cell technology and to conduct clinical trials using it on a few patients with Parkinson's diseases, diabetes or blood diseases.
People do no change with the times, they change the times.
A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory.
Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
The hydrogen powered car, with its high fuel mileage and zero emission rate, is just one example of the products under development that will help increase our energy independence.
Is your inner vampire different from your... outer vampire? Deffinitely. He wants me to wear midriff-baring shirts and a fedora. I'm fighting it.
Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.
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