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In real life I avoid all parties altogether, but on paper I can mingle with the best of them.
It took us a long time to find out that we had been lied to by our parents’ generation. The moralities that were followed during our parents’ generation were basically arbitrary. This caused a rift between the two generations, which was brought on by the beatniks.
Leave undone whatever you hesitate to do.
Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations. They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners. Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs.
Right is right, even if no one else does it.
Juliette G. Low
It is still an open question, however, as to what extent exposure really injures a performer.
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
William Ellery Channing
There were no weapons of mass destruction and Saddam Hussein was not involved in the September 11th attack.
Program construction consists of a sequence of refinement steps.
As the father of six children, I know very well the challenges technology poses to our families.
When it comes to girl bands, we’re all rivals.
If a man is pictured chopping off a woman’s breast, it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman’s breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
It is a paradox that as we reach out prime, we also see there is a place where it finishes.
When do you know you’re insane? And when do you known you’re sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two. It’s a battle to function, but somehow I manage.
It’s a lot about the individual and it’s really up to you, how much you dedicate to the fight and how hard you are working and that’s where the outcome will come.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
After realizing that we would eventually be able to build molecular machines that could arrange atoms to form virtually any pattern that we wanted, I saw that an awful lot of consequences followed from that.
K. Eric Drexler
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
H. G. Wells
People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven’t what they want that they really don’t want it.
Nothing risque, nothing gained.
I feared the verdict of the watch, where I either lost the race against time that day or would lose it soon by making the record even harder to break. The time trap had snapped shut.
Well, maybe surf one time; I think it would be fun to catch a wave just once.
We did exactly what everybody in the country did, watching it. You entered this state of sort of denials. You think, well, it must have been a tragic accident by an amateur pilot. And then you see the next plane coming.
You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing.
Any professional knows that the flute and the piano is a boring combination. All you’ve got to arrive at is a kind of typical gestural crap, right? You might agree, though you wouldn’t call it gestural crap.
Then I realized that to be really good at this requires a lot of energy and concentration and skill.
I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress. But it’s inspiring. You learn so much that other people don’t get to learn until later on. My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic.
Some of those STINKIN’ press people just had to make fun of my decision in joining the show. They also made fun of other choices in my life that I was proud of then and still am now!!!
We know we’re up against the wall. We know how difficult a challenge it is, being in the minority.
The whole mystery of temptation is to have sins suggested to us, and to be swept after them by a sudden enthusiasm, which sometimes feels as strong as the Spirit of God ever made in us the enthusiasm for virtue.
George A. Smith
Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.
Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve’s other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates.
Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge.
H. G. Wells
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Once the return tide starts, it will be impossible to stem it, and it will prove our undoing.
Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see.
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
Realizing that they can’t get their agenda across: against religious liberty, against a culture of life, they can’t get those issues across through the legislature, as people respond and their elected officials represent them, so they attempt to do it through the courts.
I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.
I don’t need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.
I just sold a farm in Missouri, and I own a ski lodge in Colorado with some Honolulu partners.
I’m thrilled at the moment because our audiences, you know, they… the demographic is 50% male.
I feel the need to work with my wife, Lena Olin, again.
Growing up, if I hadn’t had sports, I don’t know where I’d be. God only knows what street corners I’d have been standing on and God only knows what I’d have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.
I don’t like to be afraid. I’m afraid every day, all the time.
Melissa Auf der Maur
I would have been a much more popular Wolrd Champion if I had always said what people wanted to hear. I might have been dead, but definitely more popular.
With the players Madden is definitely king and that’s probably why it’s been one of the top selling games all these years and will probably continue to be.
We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury.