If the ride is more fly, then you must buy.
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Many working mothers feel guilty about not being at home. And when they are there, they wish it could be perfect. This pressure to make every minute happy puts working parents in a bind when it comes to setting limits and modifying behavior.
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so.
Women's health needs to be front and center - it often isn't, but it needs to be.
The future ain't what it used to be.
All that Communism needs to make it successful is someone to feed and clothe it.
The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.
Socialism is Bolshevism with a shave.
The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level.
Marriage brings up all the things I pushed to the back burner - the fears, the mistrust, the doubts, the insecurities. It's like opening Pandora's box.
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
H. L. Mencken
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov)
Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens -- and then everybody disagrees.
If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.
Irvin S. Cobb
In America only the successful writer is important, in France all writers are important, in England no writer is important, and in Australia you have to explain what a writer is.
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
George Bernard Shaw
There's one good kind of writer -- a dead one.
James T. Farrell
The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop.
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications.
If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read, you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way.
I grew up playing sports. There is a clear line between success and failure.
A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.
Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.
The amazing fact is that America is founded on a document. It's a work in progress. It can be tested by each generation.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
I think we're the only jokeless show on television. I mean really, we have no setups and no punch lines. It's not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.
John M. Barrie
I'd rather a young black actor read about success as opposed to how tough it was. I get these roles because I can act and that's it. Hopefully that's it.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
Seneca (Seneca the Elder)
Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals continued our course in the morning and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there.
The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to sharpen.
Eden Phillpotts, A Shadow Passes
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
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