There is no success you can celebrate more than the success of a brother.
Being fired was the best luck of my life. It made me stop and reflect. It was the birth of my life as a writer.
When a parent shows up with an attitude of entitlement, understand that under it is a boatload of anxiety.
I thought my life was mapped out. Research, living in the forest, teaching and writing. But in '86 I went to a conference and realised the chimpanzees were disappearing. I had worldwide recognition and a gift of communication. I had to use them.
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
Respect the burden.
It's shocking to say, but the cinema is quite a while away from me, and I haven't got a car yet.
Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
I maintain by going to spin four or five days a week. I love that I can get a solid butt-kicking in 40 minutes. I also strength train two or three times a week.
I know I will die in a car crash.
Truth alone wounds.
I realised one day that men are emotional cripples. We can't express ourselves emotionally, we can only do it with anger and humour. Emotional stability and expression comes from women.
I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.
Thomas S. Monson
Only the gentle are ever really strong.
I spent many a summer early morning with the radio very low, half sleeping and half listening.
Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
History is littered with wars which everybody knew would never happen.
Humor is healing.
I am shocked by the easy attitude of many in the media towards disclosing our Nation's secrets.
The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it.
We tend to think of age only in time, but I don't think it has much to do with time at all there's a whole load of other things. I've met 16-year-olds who are old and 90-year-olds who are young.
Christianity is not about religion. It's about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It's about finding joy and finding home.
Not everyone is lucky enough to be given space and trust.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity.
I knew that by getting behind the wheel of the car and having had something to drink, the responsibility laid on my shoulders.
I have a very vivid imagination.
The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began.
Phillip E. Johnson
For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity.
It's only when you're alone that you realize where you are. You have nothing to fall back on except your own resources.
I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning.
Peter De Vries
You make a movie for 9k for the freedom it allows you.
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
I don't think you can work on feelings in politics, apart from anything else, political change can come very unexpectedly, sometimes overnight when you least expect it.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I don't really talk about my personal life. It's a strange and funny and weird thing. Sometimes you have a conversation with someone and the paparazzi snaps a picture of you and people decide you're dating. If I try to answer everything people say, I would be up all night.
Tracee Ellis Ross
I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
My time is now.
I thought 'Borat' was a breakthrough comedy, because it was really funny. It wasn't some studio-produced script with 14 writers.
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