Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-ight drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.
John Le Carr, The Chancellor Who
In order to create lasting security you must learn to stand in your truth.
The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
John F. Kennedy
Every house where love abidesAnd friendship is a guest,Is surely home, and home, sweet homeFor there the heart can rest.
Henry Van Dyke
I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future.
The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny
The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Cag
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
Let women be provided with living strength of their own. Let them have the means to attack the world and wrest from it their own subsistence, and their dependence will be abolished -- that of man also.
Simone de Beauvoir
On the day when it will be possible for woman to love not in her weakness but in strength, not to escape herself but to find herself, not to abase herself but to assert herself -- on that day love will become for her, as for man, a source of life...
There are only two sorts of people in life you can trust - good Christians and good Communists.
The curse which lies upon marriage is that too often the individuals are joined in their weakness rather than in their strength -- each asking from the other instead of finding pleasure in giving.
Simone de Beauvoir, The Second S
If you just stay away from junk, and stick with what your mom taught you, you're eating pretty healthy.
I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...
Lord (George Gordon) Byron
The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.
I really had little interest in becoming famous. When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
The king-times are fast finishing. There will be blood shed like water, and tears like mist; but the peoples will conquer in the end. I shall not live to see it, but I foresee it.
The dead have been awakened -- shall I sleep? The world's at war with tyrants -- shall I crouch? the harvest's ripe -- and shall I pause to reap? I slumber not; the thorn is in my couch; Each day a trumpet soundeth in mine ear, its echo in my heart.
Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet.
Neale Donald Walsch
I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me -- I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.
In fact, I argue that the future of advertising, whatever the technology, will be to associate each brand with one word. This is one word equity. It's the modern equivalent of having the best site on the high street, except the location is in the mind.
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
I'm not a huge fan of improv theater or improv sports or whatever, because it still just looks like a tool. It looks like a technique to me.
John Michael Higgins
It is true from early habit, one must make love mechanically as one swims; I was once very fond of both, but now as I never swim unless I tumble into the water, I don't make love till almost obliged.
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
I've often thought if I didn't make my marriage work, I would have failed at my one true shot at happiness.
Sincerity may be humble, but she cannot be servile.
Whence come I and whither go I? That is the great unfathomable question, the same for every one of us. Science has no answer to it.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
My whole life had been designing computers I could never build.
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
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