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So the ethic I was taught in school resulted in the path I chose in my life following school.
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
It is very possible that I could have ended up on 80 acres of land by myself, and fallen in love at a distance with a gorgeous woman I could never have been with.
In politics, as in poetry, it is sometimes true that it is darkest before dawn.
It’s so funny that people specify that year because in a way it was the biggest battle for me health wise.
No matter what else they’re doing, women are also always nurturing.
Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear.
The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life.
In the ’70s, everybody was doing drugs, so long as you showed up and did your work, they’d use you until you died.
Thou has a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form.
We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training a lot of young men in the art of navigation.
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation, or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
If you look at my audiences, even in Europe, they’re hardly teenagers.
It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
I get a kick out of watching a team defense me. A player moves two steps in one direction and I hit it two steps the other way. It goes right by his glove and I laugh.
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.
The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man’s conscience.
Harold H. Greene
We didn’t gel with Poison and the Bon Jovi. Bon Jovi was the best of the pop metal bands, but we never fit in with the hair metal stuff. We were never as hip as the Chili Peppers. We were in the middle.
It has been said that Poland is dead, exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
Furthermore, we believe that health care reform, again I said at the beginning of my remarks, that we sent the three pillars that the President’s economic stabilization and job creation initiatives were education and innovation – innovation begins in the classroom – clean energy and climate, addressing the climate issues in an innovative way to keep us number one and competitive in the world with the new technology, and the third, first among equals I may say, is health care, health insurance reform.
I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish.
What we don’t understand we can make mean anything.
Yet, only years after the Nazi-era, millions were sent to their deaths in places such as Cambodia, Bosnia and Rwanda, and the world once again took too long to act.
Now that the there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico’s political status, there are some who seek to block that path.
That is simply that Marxism has been tremendously fashionable in our time, so it has infected a very large number of major institutions in many countries of the world. So I suppose that we shouldn’t be too surprised that it should infect the church as well.
The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little injury as possible, without prejudicing their real interests.
Charles de Secondat
I am only interested in bad taste if I can enjoy a gruesome tango or watch a movie that makes me cry.
Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings.
Carol Ann Duffy
I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security.
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.
Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
Look at Iraq; look at Afghanistan, where at great personal physical risk people have gone to the polls and have rejected the appeal from Bin Laden and his allies to stay at home.
Gijs de Vries
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
When I heard Nirvana, it changed my life.
Once the Afghan people vote and they choose their President with direct, secret ballot from all over the country, there will be a lot of difference in this country and a lot of legitimate power to flow with implementation.
Like I said, a 30-year-old hockey player, even when I came to New York when I was 30, I was on the downside of my career, pretty much the end of my career.
There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them.
C. S. Lewis
It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.
W. C. Fields
Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter.
Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.
I still insist that American performers are the best performers in the world.
The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The pictures are created by the listener, with a little help from the broadcaster. The pictures are perfect. If you’re showing pictures, different things in that picture can distract from the spoken word.
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.
The public be damned.
William Henry Vanderbilt