I think that the U.S. does have this very much more open attitude, and I admire it very much and I think it's very important to the world. But the information and the discussion sometimes come too late, after the effective decision has been made.
I had learning disabilities, and I couldn't express myself in the written word.
I want a chainsaw very badly, because I think cutting down a tree would be unbelievably satisfying. I have asked for a chainsaw for my birthday, but I think I'll probably be given jewelry instead.
You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I'm so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies.
Courtney Thorne Smith
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.
The secular world looks to the church and to its chagrin, finds no love, no life, no laughter, no hope and no happiness.
The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.
George Bernard Shaw
We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us!
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
The great secret, Eliza, is not having bad manners or good manners or any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls: in short, behaving as if you were in Heaven, where there are no third-class carriages, and one soul is as good as another.
What an amazing opportunity to do something like direct a movie and step out of your creative comfort zone and yet do something that is also so familiar at the same time. I was also just excited to have the chance to direct, which I may never get to do again.
When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.
Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.
Man is the only animal of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid of.
Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries.
If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race.
I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.
I'm in an on-off relationship at the moment.
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
My mum told me to have patience. It's about realising that when things aren't going the way you want them to, or you don't have inspiration, it will come.
We can have no progress without change, whether it be basketball or anything else.
What I think is amazing is not that 85% of people who get married under the age of 25 get divorced, it's that 15% of them stay together. How did they manage to pull that off? You almost can't wait too long. It's the single simplest measure to predict divorce.
And I think if you look at any relationship, for the relationship to be productive and to move forward and to grow, sometimes things have to be said that one person or the other person is not going to like to hear.
In art economy is always beauty.
There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
I thought, you know the food and the diet thing is one way to start yourself onto a healthy lifestyle, but if you don't move, if you don't start exercising you're gonna deteriorate.
The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience.
Spain is finding it very difficult to finance itself with sovereign debt risk premium so high.
I have no doubt that the government of this great nation will work with its people to lead New Orleans and the Gulf Coast back to an enlightened, proud, safe part of the world.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
I'm getting to a point where everything is becoming streamlined in my life. I'm learning how to stand onstage for two hours and play in front of thousands of people as if I am completely in the moment every moment.
Honestly, I never thought I'd actually be playing a teen lesbian. I didn't think it was going to go this far. But I'm glad that it did, because there have been a lot of fans who have expressed that they've been going through similar situations in their lives.
I would drive home and see people wearing my No. 34 jersey and wonder why, because I didn't feel worthy of that. And all the time I just knew people were staring at me, talking about me everywhere I went.
Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
To himself everyone is immortal he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
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