Spending time outdoors makes you feel great.
It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings.
In 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children. We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York, Christmas 1934.
Each year India and China produce four million graduates compared with just over 250,000 in Britain.
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly let him rejoice.
Pope Paul VI
Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports, rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing for increases in many of the programs and agencies to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel.
Strategy is a route to achieving your objectives.
I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny.
People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication.
The truth is in nature, and I shall prove it.
We should never denigrate any other culture but rather help people to understand the relationship between their own culture and the dominant culture. When you understand another culture or language, it does not mean that you have to lose your own culture.
Edward T. Hall
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.
In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out.
I am proud of the President's leadership. I am proud to support him in saying: Yes, we are going to do what is necessary now when it is less painful and less expensive.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life.
One of the essential elements of government responsibility is to communicate effectively to the American people, especially in time of a potential terrorist attack or a natural disaster.
Einstein, stop telling God what to do!
Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
What the world needs is a small, compact, flexible fusion technology that could make electricity where and when it is needed. The existing fusion program is leading to a huge source of centralized power, at a price that nobody except a government can afford.
For me the visual is just as important as the music.
I am fascinated with religion or things that people believe in and question that. I think it's interesting.
It's hard to say what drives a three year-old, but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace, and nature was a place in which there was beauty, in which there was order.
You can have a lot of unhappiness by not having money, but the reverse is no guarantee of happiness.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
I don't want to be famous as a movie star and have the whole world love me, I want to be a creative actress.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau
Here in L.A. the standard of beauty is kind of ridiculous. I want to be doing this when I'm in my fifties and sixties and this isn't what I'm going to look like.
Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenb
There are people who believe everything is sane and sensible that is done with a solemn face.
We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
You can't have it both ways. You can't tell me that you're taxed enough already, and that you want constitutional government and then in the next breath say, 'Bring me home some bacon.' The pig has been picked clean.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
With the majority of people unbelief in one thing is founded on the blind belief in another.
In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
My dad said to me growing up: 'When all is said and done, if you can count all your true friends on one hand, you're a lucky man.'
It's true, there's a lot of melancholy in my music. I don't know why, I'm not a melancholy person. I've always been drawn to it. Ever since I was a kid, if I had an album I would play the ballads on repeat.
Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I'm going to do is play politics with their future.
Austin sounds a little bit like Aston Martin, which is the type of car James Bond would drive.
I mean one of the things about being alone is that you've no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let's face it, we don't often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we.
Diana Wynne Jones
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