Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.
A lot happens by accident in poetry.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
C. S. Lewis
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
I've noticed that my resolutions involve me not doing stuff that I wasn't going to do anyway so here's something more positive. I'm going to retrain as a Latin teacher in a provincial public school.
As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
My mom started smoking when she was 11. She went to the hill next door to try her first cigarette. She set the entire hill on fire, but it didn't deter her.
What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.
On a day when you're tired, it's important to just say good morning to everyone so they're kind of aware that it's gonna be a good day. Jamie Lee Curtis told me that.
And now I have a big house, nice clothes and I travel in first class and I love it, so maybe it's time to enjoy being a star.
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see my performance and she's quite hard. She's going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman, you know?
If you have a dream, just lie about it. Lie your way unto your dreams.
It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.
I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.
On the dance floor, as much as you say, 'Ladies, you are the car. He is the driver. You can only go where he takes you,' they still try to be in control.
Much can and must be done by governments, but they cannot of themselves change lives.
I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank wouldn't show for my wedding.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don't know if I would wish for world peace.
There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice.
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself.
Since its founding in 1854, Penn State has proven to be a leading institution of higher learning.
I remember being upset because I was finally legal to drink in Canada, and I decided to throw that all away and move to America, where I had to wait another two years. I came here to do improv and to try to join the Groundlings.
In virtually every Western society in the 1960s there was a moral revolution, an abandonment of its entire traditional ethic of self-restraint.
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.
The right to a trial is a core principle of the American legal system. Depriving Americans of these essential liberties undermines the Constitution while doing nothing to strengthen our national security.
Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard.
Edgar R. Fiedler
Those who wish well to the State ought to choose to places of trust men of inward principle, justified by exemplary conversation.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Picking a best friend who stands up for what she believes in, is true to herself and allows you to be yourself without judgement of how 'cool' you are? Well, now you're picking a friend for life.
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
I'm not really big on slapstick humor. I like gentle humor.
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