Thomas Jefferson made a comment about the Presidency and age. He said that one should not worry about one's exact chronological age in reference to his ability to perform one's task. And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.
My mom is painfully sweet she's from Nebraska.
On the field I'm trying to play for the glory of God but then also I'm trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we're playing.
Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.
On the Day of Atonement, Jews are commanded to seek forgiveness from the people we have hurt.
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
Trust funds can never be a substitute for a fund of trust.
Edwin Louis Cole
Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
The one thing I would hope would go on my tombstone is, 'I made my parents proud.'
We were old sinners - but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore.
The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.
Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.
Philip James Bailey
In individual industries where female labour pays an important role, any movement advocating better wages, shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from the start because of the attitude of those women workers who are not organized.
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
Can someone within that society walk into the town square and say what they want without fear of being punished for his or her views? If so, then that society is a free society. If not, it is a fear society.
I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public, whom I promised better.
A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person.
O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.
Helen Hunt Jackson
Imagine spending four billion years stocking the oceans with seafood, filling the ground with fossil fuels, and drilling the bees in honey production -- only to produce a race of bed-wetters!
The fact that the Kardashians could be more popular than a show like 'Mad Men' is disgusting. It's a super disgusting part of our culture, but I still find it funny to make a joke about it.
Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological -- resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.
The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.
A college education should equip one to entertain three things: a friend, an idea and oneself.
Music, art, theater. I'm just a big fan of beauty.
The workers and professionals of the world will soon be divided into two distinct groups. Those who will control computers and those who will be controlled by computers. It would be best for you to be in the former group.
Lewis D. Eigen
I hate to say it, but the truth is that the upscale line is where I get respect as a designer. The higher the price range, the higher the respect level from the industry, even though it's much easier to make a great $500 dress than a great $100 dress.
In complex situations, we may rely too heavily on planning and forecasting and underestimate the importance of random factors in the environment. That reliance can also lead to delusions of control.
Hillel J. Einhorn
I think when you're learning an instrument, you are restricted because much of it is the noise of individual theory and your ability to play the instrument.
No, I don't understand my husband's theory of relativity, but I know my husband, and I know he can be trusted.
Emotion is often what we rely upon to carry us across the unfathomable voids in our intelligence.
Bryant H. McGill
The journey is difficult, immense. We will travel as far as we can, but we cannot in one lifetime see all that we would like to see or to learn all that we hunger to know.
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
Disregard for human beings is the first qualification of a dictator.
Milton S. Eisenhower
People take the mickey out of mental health, but it is very delicate.
If it's not growing, it's going to die.
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
We are people with all the hopes, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty percent of us are born into families with no history of dwarfism.
The manager with the in basket problem does not yet understand that he must discipline himself to take care of activities that fail to excite him.
Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
Charles W. Eliot
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