More power than all the success slogans ever penned by human hand is the realization for every man that he has but one boss. That boss is the man -- he -- himself.
The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing.
I thought I could describe a state; make a map of sorrow. Sorrow, hoever, turns out to be not a state but a process.
I think that it is very important if you know what you want, understand where you are heading towards, and try your best to get it. It is only when we use our hearts to do it, and fall in love with what we are doing, then can we really get real determination.
Dedication and enthusiams are the greatest rewards for learning
With its leaves so rich and heavy with elation and its crimson face made brighter with visions of divinity the shadow of a certain rose looks just like an angel eating light.
You know, I grew up on romantic comedies, and it's hard to find a new way to tell that story.
Libraries function as crucial technology hubs, not merely for free Web access, but those who need computer training and assistance. Library business centers help support entrepreneurship and retraining.
You know, the market was down yesterday... my first thought when I heard-just on a personal basis, when I heard there had been this attack and I saw the futures this morning, which were really in the tank, I thought, Time to buy.
Training in taekwondo for eight years and then being able to do it in a film was pretty amazing.
Most New Yorkers want to look amazing, and they want you to understand that they look amazing, but they also want you to stop staring at them.
The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
If you're working out and taking care of your body, you don't really want the greasy food that makes you feel tired or blah. You actually crave the good stuff!
War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.
The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft, every day - the belief, even in the face of obstacles, that you've got something worth saying.
It's been an amazing year of individual performances.
Whether you think a film will affect society or it's plain entertainment, it's all excellent, it's all noble.
We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
Poetry is really a way of sharing feelings and ideas.
Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend. I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.
I think you create your own hipness.
You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.
My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity.
I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.
George W. Bush
Death is the great hope of all life the desire to expend itself to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
Bryant H. McGill
Yes, I still love 'South Park,' but I also love morning TV now.
The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way.
There's a lot of revisionist history that goes on these days about Iraq.
Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
It is in vain to hope to please all alike. Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will, he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.
George Dennison Prentice
People always come up to me now and say, 'Watchmen' is the best superhero movie ever made.' I'm always saying 'That's super cool. That's nice of you to say.' But it happens now, more and more and more than it did when it first came out.
I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop.
I wanted to travel from the beginning. As a kid, I used to dream about airplanes, before I ever flew in one.
Mary Ellen Mark
Today we see a human population of over 6 billion people, many of whom have serious medical conditions, which either can't be treated or cannot be treated economically.
To go to hospitals and see people fight and overcome cystic fibrosis or cancer or any number of illnesses is to see courage that is humbling. And athletes constantly need to be humbled.
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