I realized women and humor were linked very closely.
Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
William S. Burroughs
I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
I grew up in a Hindu household but went to a Roman Catholic school. I grew up with a mother who said, 'I'll arrange a marriage for you at 18,' but she also said that we could achieve anything we put our minds to an encourage us to dream of becoming prime minister or president.
Any time you think you have the game conquered, the game will turn around and punch you right in the nose.
I can celebrate food anytime. I love cheese. When I crave a certain food, I just eat it.
What the Lib Dems have failed to do is offer any meaningful agenda for government or for power.
I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy.
Every time I do a movie like 'Finding Neverland' or 'Chocolat' or 'Shakespeare' in Love,' we deal with the creative process, but there's humor and fun along the way. I always love that kind of movie.
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
Ralph W. Sockman
The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination.
Rosalyn S. Yalow
Free software is software that respects your freedom and the social solidarity of your community. So it's free as in freedom.
College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
It's really cool when a guy tips 20 per cent quickly and effortlessly so that when the check comes, he opens it and signs his name and done.
You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt.
My dad's a scratch golfer and I've got the knack of seeing something and then replicating it. I saw my dad swing a club and I worked out how to do the same thing. My backswing and follow-through have been basically the same since I was two.
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
My mom, she is the most unbelievable mom that you could ever have in your entire life and she's always with me on everything. The most I've ever been away from her is two days. I love her more than anybody could ever know.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
I come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my family as something I don't want to be like.
Women have talent and intelligence but, due to social constraints and prejudices, it is still a long distance away from the goal of gender equality.
I've always been a big fan of science fiction and of the worlds of the spiritual and the mystic.
I conceived in art college at the age of 20, near the end of term.
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
He may justly be numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may early be impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to occur habitually to the mind.
And that's the mission of The Innocence Project in New York, is to exonerate people who have been wrongfully convicted, and also work from a policy angle with Congress and state legislatures to prevent future wrongful convictions.
Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces vigilance rather than elevation; rather prevents loss than procures advantage; and often miscarriages, but seldom reaches either power or honor.
Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.
Ah! Sir, a boy's being flogged is not so severe as a man's having the hiss of the world against him.
The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which never can return.
If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.
My father loved people, children and pets.
Why, Sir, most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things.
It's an amazing thing to say, 'I'm beautiful,' without feeling like you're cocky.
That the way to achieve higher standards of living for all is through science and technology, taking advantage of better tools, methods and organization.
Charles E. Wilson
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