An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
We didn't have television until I was about eight years old, so it was either the movies or radio. A lot of radio drama. That was our television, you know. We had to use our imagination. So it was really those two things, and the comics, that I immersed myself in as a child.
Every day I run scared. That's the only way I can stay ahead.
He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that no one would ever hear. But so long as he uttered it in some obscure way the continuity was not broken. It was not by making yourself heard but by staying sane that you carried on the human heritage.
Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
The key to my success has been to give up everything for my dream.
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I have guesses enough of my own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our men and women in uniform deserve the best intelligence possible to help them protect America.
I decided once and for all that I was going to make it or die.
I took three years off. I differentiated myself from the industry. Found my identity - sort of... I haven't graduated yet. I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.
The man who works for the gold in the job rather than for the money in the pay envelope, is the fellow who gets on.
Joseph French Johnson
I think the best thing for you to do is just live your life. Live a life that's worth living, one where you do what you want to do, pursue your passions. That way, if you meet someone, they'll be joining a life that's already really good.
The only one who can beat me is me.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
My best investment is my imagination, because it has never failed to bring me my greatest returns!
Once you're physically capable of winning a gold medal, the rest is ninety percent mental.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Bryant H. McGill
The most socially subversive institution of our time is the one-parent family.
And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.
You are not likely to get anywhere in particular if you don't know where you want to go.
Percy H. Johnson
I knew a girl that was so ugly that... They use her in prisons to cure sex offenders.
There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.
Britain's great strength is its innovative, design and engineering natural ability and we're not using it.
Optimist: Day-dreamer more elegantly spelled
Cheer up! The worst is yet to come!
Any solution to a problem changes the problem.
R. W. Johnson
What greater pain could mortals have than this To see their children dead before their eyes
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I find it so funny that people find me so interesting.
Caring is a powerful business advantage.
Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal... I've decided that I'm going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Stewart B. Johnson
She smiled smugly. We came to an agreement, the duck and I.
We need to rediscover the idea of the common good and work together to build a home.
There is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth.
Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.
Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district.
Bad people excuse their faults; wise people leave them.
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
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