Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Alphonse de Lamartine
I love our shared island, our shared Ireland and its core decency. I love it for its imagination and its celebration of the endless possibilities for our people.
Michael D. Higgins
But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility, and the real challenge is how you generate that personal responsibility without imposing it.
Health care costs blunt the competitive edge of American entrepreneurs, from the auto industry to internet start-ups.
In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.
If a cow walked into this room, I'd probably walk out. I could milk it, but my dad never forced me to do a lot of chores like that, mostly because he loved doing it himself.
The need for this clinic is clear to me, to the veterans who are currently forced to travel hours to receive care, and even to the Veterans Administration that itself identified creation of a clinic in this part of our state as a priority to be completed by 2006.
Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn't allow the predictability that business needs.
Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.
I think the difficult thing is the transition between TV competition series and going into the actual music industry. There still seems to be a slight disconnect there.
Not only is the self entwined in society it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
We all of us deserve happiness or none of us does.
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
Martin Van Buren
Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
Politics thrives on simple, clean messages, something that played to Obama's advantage in 2008. Stagnant unemployment and the loss of America's AAA rating are as simple and tough as they come. This is the economy on Obama's watch, and there's no one left to blame.
But I can only write what the muse allows me to write. I cannot choose, I can only do what I am given, and I feel pleased when I feel close to concrete poetry - still.
Ian Hamilton Finlay
I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society.
I don't have any superstitions, but what I always travel with is my pillow and my coffee.
We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.
I was very sexual from a very young age.
Portia de Rossi
You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
Courtney Thorne Smith
I never expected any sort of success with 'Mockingbird'... I sort of hoped someone would like it enough to give me encouragement.
I love Valentine's Day! I love it, I love it, I love it. I like having doors opened for me. My favorite romantic comedy is 'When Harry Met Sally.'
To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People's attitudes would change. It would be a better place.
After all my various relationships I find myself now home alone.
Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In the book the relationship with Katharine and Almasy is sort of only in the patient's mind.
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Louis K. Anspacher
Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.
Dr. Robert Anthony
Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
You were placed on this earth to create, not to compete.
You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you.
Overcoming fear and worry can be accomplished by living a day at a time or even a moment at a time. Your worries will be cut down to nothing.
The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?
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