How a society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilization.
I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions. For me, I have a craving for that. When I'm acting, I feel great. It's not to be famous.
To me, a cat is an easy pet, they don't need any spoiling or looking after.
I wake up every morning and I surprise myself. I wake up to a new me.
The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.
I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone.
As a child, I didn't know what I didn't have. I'm thankful for the challenges early on in my life because now I have a perspective on the world and kind of know what's important.
You know what I like to do? I love waking up early, making them breakfast, taking them to school, having time in the morning with them. With six kids, it's like a reality show.
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
It was all about music, about getting your friends to come and see you play. I don't see that same intimacy happening very much today.
I am the baby in the family, and I always will be. I am actually very happy to have that position. But I still get teased. I don't mind that.
The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender.
Sandra Day O'Connor
In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.
Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open.
People ask what the secret of a happy marriage is. If there is one, it's 'don't talk about it.'
I played a lot of sports and it's the plays in basketball that weren't worked out that are the ones that are just fantastic that you remember. We don't know the power that's within our own bodies.
A discipline I have observed is an attitude of love and reverence to people.
If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem.
M. H. Abrams
I like to smile when its natural. I'm not mad or anything. That's my style.
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
C. S. Lewis
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles M. Schulz
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
Time the great destroyer of other men's happiness, only enlarges the patrimony of literature to its possessor.
A winner never whines.
My opponents attitude is, 'If it moves, tax it, if it keeps moving, regulate it and when it stops, subsidize it.
The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses Â– behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
I wasn't looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man - a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention.
When I played ball, I didn't play for fun. . . . It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.
Bryant H. McGill
I think there's a lot projected on beautiful women, period. At least, maybe this is just my fear, but I do sometimes feel dismissed before I've even been allowed to participate. I have moments of feeling really wounded. But I am pretty optimistic, and I do enjoy a lot of my life.
I used to be scared of women. When I was very young they terrified me, but discovering the female universe was incredible and still is to this day, as you never stop learning about them.
By education most have been misled So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
I was always depressed growing up. There wasn't a reason for it, I just was. I was sad and morose. I cried a lot, I wrote a lot, and I read a lot and that was how I dealt with it.
I rely on guns for protection in life. God does not say, 'This is la-la land.' God doesn't say, 'Welcome to Earth. Everything's perfect. There's no crime. There's no murder. There's no death.' The world is imperfect, and you have to be on guard.
When you get to your mid-20s, you start to feel responsibilities for the things that you do and the people around you. It's a cool age.
When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.
In our Country... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.
William Tecumseh Sherman
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