The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
A computer will not make a good manager out of a bad manager. It makes a good manager better faster and a bad manager worse faster.
I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.
Marie E. Eschenbach
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself.
Abraham Ibn Esra
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others.
When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away.
There is nothing that exasperates people more than a display of superior ability or brilliance in conversation. They seem pleased at the time, but their envy makes them curse the conversationalist in their heart.
An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long.
I can do whatever I want -- I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.
Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.
You're the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.
Earvin ''Magic'' Johnson
When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are.
They said playing basketball would kill me. Well, not playing basketball was killing me.
Everybody on a championship team doesn't get publicity, but everyone can say he's a champion.
I never think that there's something I can't do, whether it's beating my opponent one on one or practicing another hour because something about my game is just not right.
What we believe is more important than our material existence, therefore warfare is a legitimate extension of values.
Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials.
Gerald W. Johnson
The closed mind, if closed long enough, can be opened by nothing short of dynamite.
Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what actually happened, but of what men believe happened.
No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.
The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of god health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.
Harry J. Johnson
Your body is an amazing creation, capable of performing great wonders, but you can destroy that miraculous machine's potential with an overdose of stress.
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
James Weldon Johnson
Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.
I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.
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