If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.
I always come from truth.
I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.
Relationship movies are often made for a female audience.
Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
The real end winner of NAFTA is going to be Mexico because we have the human capital. We have that resource that is vital to the success of the U.S. economy.
You've got to demand the truth from yourself.
I'm sick of playing romantic leads.
I'm still going to make mistakes, but I don't have any problems with publicly professing my faith now. It just took me a long time to get to the right place in my relationship with Christ.
I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink. Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on, instead of doing it and wondering why.
Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater.
If there is a God, he'll have to beg my forgiveness.
Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.
I wanted to get to that aesthetic proposition that comes out of learning the human elements of a world, so that those notes and rhythms mean something to you besides just the academic way in which they fall in place.
A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
James S. Coleman
As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking.
Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
We lived in a one-bedroom apartment in Northwest D.C. I was essentially raised by a Panamanian man and a Jamaican woman. That's why I have such a fascination with Jamaican food.
I'm interested in spirituality and in religion and our relationship to the divine.
From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains.
I didn't have a boyfriend until I was 16, and he was eight years older. My father was furious about this 24-year-old, and I had to hide the relationship.
I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
I prefer to think of myself as a musician who is still learning and trying to do something every time out.
Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening.
Exercise helps me with stress. It changes your brain chemistry. I turn to Ashtanga yoga when I feel the need to relax. I love it, but it's not right for everybody. It's taught to you a little bit at a time, according to your body type and your strength. That keeps things challenging.
I have a theory that I really want my kids to know - the only coloration that they make between dad being in films and reality is just a lot of people doing a lot of hard work.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
I wasn't a woman who stayed tiny like I thought I would. I definitely gave myself the freedom to eat what I wanted.
Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream.
'Metals' has partly been about me regaining my self respect and I feel like I'm growing the muscles I want to grow again.
Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years.
Human beings are much bigger than just making money.
We expect all our businesses to have a positive impact on our top and bottom lines. Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business.
My mom was on welfare and the occasional food stamp, but I have never participated in any of those governmental programs, even the ones that kind of work like education, scholarships and whatever, and I managed to do just fine.
Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison, when he's really Rockefeller. Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right... wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence.
The H-1B visa program which helps sustain our rapidly growing economy and also helps meet the health care needs of families living in rural New Mexico.
They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people.
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