I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.
I don't think I have accomplished what I still have to accomplish. There is one thing that I would like to do, and that's to bring security and peace to the Jewish people.
The history of the world is the world's court of justice.
An early-rising man... a good spouse but a bad husband.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
I used to wish there was a useful term for those of us who thought American power should be used to remove psychopathic dictators.
Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
If you believe that the killing of innocent people is right, then you are not part of my future.
King Abdullah II
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.
I would tell 17-year-olds to be proud of who you are. Don't try to change yourself for others. Focus on school and your future. Boys and friends will come and go, just focus on you and your future.
Necessity has the face of a dog.
The relationship between Cathy and Mom in the strip is the one relationship drawn from real life that I have proudly never even tried to disguise.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
He who awaits much can expect little.
No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.
'The Christmas Song,' by Nat King Cole, is not only a masterful performance to me it just sounds like the holidays. I've never sung it, because Nat's version is so perfect. I gotta leave it alone.
Harry Connick, Jr.
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
Henry Ward Beecher
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy if not, you'll become a philosopher.
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
I just do what I do. I like to make music.
Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
Mary Manin Morrissey
I can't just say one time of the year I'm going to do something different. I have to commit to a lifestyle behavioral change and just try to be a little bit better today than I was yesterday.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
Women are still second-class citizens.
The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.
For any of us in this room today, let's start out by admitting we're lucky. We don't live in the world our mothers lived in, our grandmothers lived in, where career choices for women were so limited.
I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
We can be knowledgable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
Michel de Montaigne
Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
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