If a word in the dictionary were mispelled, how would we know
Quantum mechanics is certainly imposing. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory says a lot, but does not really bring us closer to the secret of the 'Old One.' I, at any rate, am convinced that He is not playing at dice.
He who is not busy being born is busy dying.
I can't sit down long enough to absorb any kind of learning.
Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
Money doesn't talk, it swears.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
I am against nature. I don't dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay.
She opened up a book of poems and handed it to me written by an Italian poet from the 13th century and every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal pouring off of every page like it was written in my soul from me to you.
But even the President of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
Don't matter how much money you got, there's only two kinds of people: there's saved people and there's lost people.
A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions.
Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
Madame de Stael
I've always been an avid reader. If I don't have a book in the car, I'll stop and pick one up just to have something to read. I don't even remember learning to read.
A home without books is a body without soul.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.
Hunger is the best pickle.
If the world were clear, art would not exist.
The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work.
He had had much experience of physicians, and said 'the only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd druther not'.
My dad and grandpa were in the army and as a country singer you're constantly playing at military bases all across the country and meeting soldiers and their families and hearing their stories.
Conceive. That is the word that means both the beginning in imagination and the end in creation.
George Bernard Shaw
There are some great questions to ask your doctor. If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor. There really has to be a change in how we medically look at women at this time. I mean, this is not just baby gloom.
I think it would be a good idea. ( In response to a question : What do you think of Western civilization? )
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.
With any work worth its salt, you have to trust the author enough to take its measure. And if you apply too many preconceptions, you are not taking its measure.
The willow is my favorite tree. I grew up near one. It's the most flexible tree in nature and nothing can break it - no wind, no elements, it can bend and withstand anything.
Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
My relationship to gravity is permanently altered.
Steven Jesse Bernstein
What we must look for here is, firstly, religious and moral principles; secondly, gentlemanly conduct; thirdly, intellectual ability.
There is nothing of any consequence in education, in the economy, in city planning, in social policy that does not concern black people.
When a person truly desires something, all the Universe conspires to help that person realize his dream.
Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.
P. J. O'Rourke
My father and I are very similar and have a wonderful relationship, but we both stand by our opinions.
Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
My life has been the poem I would have writ, But I could not both live and utter it.
Henry David Thoreau
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