As a twig is bent the tree inclines.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
This comes of James teaching me to think for myself, and never to hold back out of fear of what other people may think of me. It works beautifully as long as I think the same things as he does.
George Bernard Shaw
The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.
I started in the restaurant business at the age of 19 as a waitress. I loved the atmosphere and the camaraderie of the restaurant business. I loved not having to go to an office. I loved making people happy.
Nothing makes a man so selfish as work.
Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy
There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all, who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party, they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency.
When I was a young man I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. I didn't want to be a failure, so I did ten times more work.
There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
You must not suppose, because I am a man of letters, that I never tried to earn an honest living.
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
Harry S. Truman
If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.
A. J. Liebling
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves, whether that involves color, black and white, platinum, palladium and digital technology.
Where there is no extravagance there is no love, and where there is no love there is no understanding.
I'm sorry that we have to have a Washington presence. We thrived during our first 16 years without any of this. I never made a political visit to Washington and we had no people here. It wasn't on our radar screen. We were just making great software.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Misfortunes one can endure -- they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for one's own faults -- Ah! there is the sting of life.
I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
If it isn't your job to, perhaps it's your opportunity.
Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die.
It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession.
I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.
And now, I am dying beyond my means. Sipping champagne on his deathbed
I'll watch a Pixar movie over and over and over again. I'll be with friends of mine who have kids, that want to watch 'Finding Nemo,' and I'm like, 'Yeah, okay, let's watch 'Nemo' again, for the seven billionth time!,' because they're amazing movies.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Woman's first duty in life is to her dressmaker. What the second duty is no one has yet discovered.
Regardless what technology is, I like analog too.
Nothing is so dangerous as being too modern; one is apt to grow old fashioned quite suddenly.
During the Depression, my dad made radios to sell to make extra money. Nobody had any money to buy the radios, so he would trade them for dogs. He built kennels in the backyard, and he cared for the dogs.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
My life has been a gift up to this point, and I've been blessed beyond my wildest imagination. And wherever this ride takes me is where I'm going.
Fashion, by which what is really fantastic becomes for a moment the universal.
There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively.
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