Yet sometimes glimpses on my sight,Through present wrong the eternal right;And, step by step, since time began,I see the steady gain of man...
Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?
Chester W. Nimitz
The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
With all the technology we're inventing and what they're coming up with scientifically, people are having longer lifetimes. It's scary, but in the same sense it's also very exciting.
Sometimes in the morning, when it's a good surf, I go out there, and I don't feel like it's a bad world.
My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Adlai E. Stevenson
'Snow White' is an old fairy tale, so obviously the idea of vanity and obsession with youth is long-standing. With today's science, people have become crazy with trying to move their face around. It's bizarre.
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality, I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me I was raised in this society.
You go through at least the first two years of Star Trek and you find some amazing stuff. Everything that was going on Gene put into the series. He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted them funny colours and left the same situation in.
Everyone, young and old, must have access to the knowledge and skills to participate in the evolving economy.
James H. Douglas
Time will tell us what we did and didn't do.
Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again.
You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.
Many smart folks seem to think that if you just get your metaphors and messages right, you'll win. That if you start describing what you favor as a 'moral value' - 'affordable health care is a moral value' etc., - then you'll appeal to red-state voters.
The nature of the global business environment guarantees that no matter how hard we work to create a stable and healthy organisation, our organisation will continue to experience dramatic changes far beyond our control.
Margaret J. Wheatley
The thing that's changed the most has just been the rapid technology.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.
I've learned the importance of loving what you do. I have also learned more patience due to the nature of the music business.
When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
To have the chance to see your music be elevated and to have almost universally positive response to that music, makes me feel better every day. I feel more confident and inspired, and that's fun.
They are representations of many shared hours of collaboration between us all. That's the real nature of the relationship the orchestra and I are trying to build.
Michael Tilson Thomas
Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them look also to the land of their children.
This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first.
I used to listen to my dad a lot as a way of trying to be close to him, as well, because my parents were divorced and I didn't spend that much time with him. And I used to put headphones on and listen to my dad talk and sing and I found that quite... bonding with him, in a weird way.
Clearly, some creative thinking is badly needed if humans are to have a future beyond Earth. Returning to the Moon may be worthy and attainable, but it fails to capture the public's imagination. What does get people excited is the prospect of a mission to Mars.
The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson.
When we learn from experience, the scars of sin can lead us to restoration and a renewed intimacy with God.
It is extremely important to me that the social and environmental issues associated with the production of fashion clothing are addressed.
I got problems. I freak out, go to a shrink, go through all kinds of therapy and stuff, but I'm learning how to deal with it. That's why I've chosen one hour a night to get all of my aggressions out. to really tell the world the way I feel.
I consider myself to have a decent sense of humor. What's life without a sense of humor?
Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man, one man.
When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.
I think to make any relationship work it just takes a tremendous amount of effort and accepting of one another.
The independence of the economic sphere was a tenet of faith with Liberalism.
Francis Parker Yockey
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