The only way you can get good, unless you're a genius, is to copy. That's the best thing. Just steal.
Education is indoctrination if you're white - subjugation if you're black.
James A. Baldwin
The most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us.
From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself.
The Jabalites .... They worship no god; and if we in goodness of heart do send a missionary to show them the way of life, they listen with respect to all he hath to say, and then they eat him. This doth tend to hinder the spread of light.
My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital. I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say: 'Hey, you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
A person consists of his faith. Whatever is his faith, even so is he.
If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy
And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music.
These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.
We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing.
For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required.
It is better to sit down than to stand, it is better to lie down than to sit, but death is the best of all.
I really liked the helicopter pilot in 'Dawn of the Dead', when he gets bitten and comes out of the elevator. That guy was amazing. He did this incredible walk that we didn't even know about until we started shooting.
George A. Romero
Life is a bridge. Cross over it, but build no house on it.
The poetry that sustains me is when I feel that, for a minute, the clouds have parted and I've seen ecstasy or something.
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
No one was ever lost on a straight road.
Parvati positively beamed. Harry could tell that she was feeling guilty for having laughed at Hermione in Transfiguration. He looked around and saw that Hermione was beaming back, if possible even more brightly. Girls were very strange sometimes.
When we take one step toward to God, he takes seven steps toward us.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace.
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.
It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.
Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying.
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.
Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.
God often pays debts without money.
I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.
A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
Thankfully, President Obama has stood firmly behind women's health care issues by supporting coverage for contraception and reaffirming commitment to organizations like Planned Parenthood.
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.
It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
Good luck beats early rising.
One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don't realize there's a lot of craft behind the comedy.
When the apple is ripe it will fall.
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