It seemed like forever ago, like we've had this brief but still infinite forever. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.
In the States, tennis is sixth or seventh on the totem pole as far as sports go.
Southern California, they have been amazing. They're totally with us.
I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic.
Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
Imagination is the air of mind.
Philip James Bailey, Festus (sc.
In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time, you're obsolete.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I'm sad to see the passing of the great drug warriors. I certainly did my part in that battle and I don't regret any of it.
We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely.
Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even greater responsibility.
I was trying to break out of the suburbs, and when I did break out, I don't think I took my whole self with me - I think I played a role of being too cool and hip.
The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can't touch.
E. M. Forster
Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science.
William Jennings Bryan
One of the things you're doing when you make art, apart from entertaining yourself and other people, is trying to see what ways of working feel good, what feels right.
What I am saying is, all health care has a problem with costs. Medicare is growing slower than the private insurance plans. Why? Because of their efficiency. They don't have to give money to shareholders. Why should be defending shareholders?
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.
I want my handbags and my shoes to be stylish but I want to make sure that they're versatile. I travel and I have to make sure the pieces I put into my bag can go with a dress or with shorts or jeans.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenb
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
He who says he hates every kind of flattery, and says it in earnest, certainly does not yet know every kind of flattery.
If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.
Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
A clever child brought up with a foolish one can itself become foolish. Man is so perfectible and corruptible he can become a fool through good sense.
Nurses are an integral component of the health care system, and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7 million registered nurses for the significant work that they do.
Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will.
It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success.
What most clearly characterizes true freedom and its true employment is its misemployment.
What I do not like about our definitions of genius is that there is in them nothing of the day of judgment, nothing of resounding through eternity and nothing of the footsteps of the Almighty.
I'm actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s.
I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day.
We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales.
You don't hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
If I had been under ObamaCare, and a beaurocrat had been trying to tell me when I could get that CT scan, that would have delayed my treatment. I was able to get the treatment as fast as I could based upon my timetable, and not the government's timetable. That's what saved my life.
It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind.
A great chef is an artist that I truly respect.
God is clever, but not dishonest.
God is subtle, but He is not malicious. I cannot believe that God plays dice with the world.
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