I tried to manipulate and control people and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven but I wouldn't forgive others.
But I look at failure as education. In that respect, I am so well-educated.
To know nothing is the happiest life.
Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome.
In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing.
If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting.
Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.
Feeling fat lasts nine months but the joy of becoming a mom lasts forever.
The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.
The only thing I fear more than change is no change. The business of being static makes me nuts.
I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger - but I have to succeed.
When war comes, two things happen - profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them.
The influence of individual character extends from generation to generation.
I came back to work when my children were two months old. At that early age, they seem to have little awareness of anybody but their Raggedy Ann dolls, so it wasn't a matter of them missing me. I was missing them.
Courage brother, do not stumble,
The creator is both detached and committed, free and yet ensnared, concerned but not too much so. If motivation is too strong the person is blinded; if the objective situation is too tightly structured, the person sees none of its alternative possibilities.
We live in an age of mediocrity.
I don't get anything for free. I pay for all my beauty treatments.
But more importantly, I think he remembered how very close I was with my own dad, who had died in 1997.
The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. A Stanford study showed that those who saw a photo of their future self made smarter financial decisions.
A. J. Jacobs
I know what you're going to say! 'They are men, and men should be free.' A free man is dangerous to himself and everyone else. Freedom should be left to those who can put it to good use.
No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
James Russell Lowell
I'm a total control freak and love to participate in the design of every single aspect of life.
Acting classes, I guess, are good and I would like to maybe sometime take one. But I would feel like I was learning someone else's technique. I like mine.
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability.
Ronnie James Dio
And the funny thing is, I've always been an optimist - it's practically a congenital disorder with me.
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The cheese board is my big treat at Christmas that I have to deny myself during the rest of year.
Pete Dye introduced me to golf course design back in the 1960's. He came to my hometown Columbus, Ohio to work on The Golf Club.
All you need to do to be my friend is like me.
Design is about point of view, and there should be some sort of woman or lifestyle or attitude in one's head as a designer.
I support making sure that there are legal protects for everyone.
One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage.
You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed.
Training is full-on. Some days I really don't want to get out of bed and hit that track again. Sunday and Monday morning sessions are always horrible. But who really looks forward to going to work on a Monday morning?
Men are actually the weaker sex.
If you feel like it's difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
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