The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always asked to do things, and you are not yet decrepit enough to turn them down.
The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.
The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors.
A sold-out house my first night back. Do you have any idea what kinda pressure that is? I could have been at home in my warm bed, playing Nintendo.
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.
He that hath promised pardon on our repentance hat not promised life till we repent.
I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.
The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.
Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
In France, everyone speaks French 'cause they think it's cool. Gives 'em, gives 'em an excuse to smoke.
Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.
The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.
I love going to Africa and stuff. I love going anywhere, really, but I've been to Africa a bunch of times and it's just a beautiful place that needs help, obviously, but helping people that are really thankful is really easy to do. And the people out there always seem so thankful.
Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
When I tried to play something and screwed up, I'd hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it.
Our God and Souldiers we alike adore,Evn at the Brink of danger; not before:After deliverance, both alike required;Our Gods forgotten, and our Souldiers slighted.
It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
I mean, that's a sad day in America when you're recalled because you did what you said you were going to do, and the public voted you in to do that.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -- but that could change.
No man was ever wise by chance.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
I love working with kids, talking with them and listening to them. I always encourage kids to reach beyond their dreams. Don't try to be like me. Be better than me.
Florence Griffith Joyner
The peace dividend is peace.
I love being around my friends and my family and spending time with my husband. I like being normal and recharging my batteries, and I feel like I have the coolest job in the world where I get to get on stage and perform and get to do a lot of really amazing things.
You do the policy, I'll do the politics.
People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the back!
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
C. Northcote Parkinson
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is to be prepared.
Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite.
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