When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.
We can't go to people who have lost their job at GM and say, 'Oh, by the way, we are going to pay money to build a road here or inoculate children there,' unless we can demonstrate that it is in America's interest. I happen to think it is.
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
The memory has as many moods as the temper, and shifts its scenery like a diorama.
The man is either mad, or he is making verses.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down - at least he did until he dropped dead.
Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration.
E. M. Forster
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races - I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office
I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself, but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
With Cosmic Ordering you will never eat humble pie again.
When I receive letters from girls that say, 'You give me confidence,' I think, 'Wow, this is amazing.' That's my goal: to let people know it's truly what's on the inside that counts.
How does it happen, Maecenas, that no one is content with that lot of which he has chosen or which chance has thrown his way, but praises those who follow a different course?
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other
The president has undermined trust. No longer will the members of Congress be entitled to accept his veracity. Caveat emptor has become the word. Every member of Congress is on his or her own to determine the truth.
Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.
While amidst the crowd and seeking quieteness in another zone you can still get away from them by homing in on matters within.
The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.
David E. Price
Tear thyself from delay.
I come from a family of very devout, praying people. That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.
Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free.
Now, nothing should be able to harm a man except himself. Nothing should be able to rob a man at all. What a man really has, is what is in him. What is outside of him should be a matter of no importance.
My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts my father was an evangelist, a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland, spreading the gospel.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
There is nothing assured to mortals.
You can't just let nature run wild.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.
Be ever on your guard what you say of anybody and to whom.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
In 1989 when I switched from Democrat to Republican, with God as my witness, not one thing changed about what I believed about one man and one woman in a marriage or about diversity of color. That's a good thing.
J. C. Watts
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.
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