There are a few writers that one has a relationship with that means, basically, you do whatever they say. One is Caryl Churchill, and the other is David Hare.
The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
I just do what I do. I like to make music.
Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
Mary Manin Morrissey
I can't just say one time of the year I'm going to do something different. I have to commit to a lifestyle behavioral change and just try to be a little bit better today than I was yesterday.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
Women are still second-class citizens.
The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.
For any of us in this room today, let's start out by admitting we're lucky. We don't live in the world our mothers lived in, our grandmothers lived in, where career choices for women were so limited.
I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
We can be knowledgable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
Michel de Montaigne
Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience.
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.
Vincent Van Gogh
Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
Douglas William Jerrold
I'm on the board of a national group called Faith in America. It's designed to fight religious-based bigotry.
Riches come forth from one who owns little, while another of material wealth turns penniless.
The truth was you can't continue to spend the kind of money our spending on all these entitlement programs. I think we need more people in public life who are willing to say, no, we can't afford certain things. No, we can't do certain things.
I'm really thankful and complimented when people come to me and say, thank you for the great times for all these years. But I don't think about it as being a leader.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
Henry Walter Bates
The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
I'm being treated like a sex object, cried the lady. No matter. I will take care of it, said Time soothingly.
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him.
I like wearing my wedding ring, it's nice.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.
The problem with me is, anything that's easy I will just overdo it. Especially with clothes. But I'm 14 - my mom is super-strict about that.
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
I am highly offended by the total lack of acknowledgement of my contribution to Laker success.
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