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What I love about theatre is that it disappears as it happens.
Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth.
I never was a person who wanted a handout. I was a cafeteria worker. I’m not too proud to ask the Best Western manager to give me a job. I have cleaned homes.
Look before you leap for as you sow, ye are like to reap.
If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.
It isn’t necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.
No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
James A. Baldwin
It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
I am glad that I do not have any children.
The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.
Miguel de Unamuno
But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.
You can’t divorce religious belief and public service I’ve never detected any conflict between God’s will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
If I have a Sunday free, I’ll go up the coast and spend some time on the beach. I scuba dive and swim and sail. A lot of the things I like are around the water.
I do wash my hands in innocency, before God and the face of you, good Christian people this day.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts.
First of all: no one in their right mind would sign an exclusive contract.
Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different.
I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out.
For as long as the power of America’s diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome.
But some great records are are being made with today’s technology and there are still great artists among us. Likewise there are artists today who are so reliant on modern technology, they wouldn’t have emerged when recording was more organic.
The whole surf culture is starting to embrace women a lot more.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are. So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing. Lawyers do have a role, and a major role, but they’re not the only players in this game.
I have yet to write that one song that defines my career.
If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Some children I have met are very beautiful. Some children are imbeciles, vulgar, terrible.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
I never, absolutely never, keep people waiting.
I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.
And New Year’s Eve is very, very important to me.
When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans – an avian flu pandemic.
It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous ideas of what we actually see. The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all, nor the ruddy continents, solid land. Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor.
Edward E. Barnard
Human beings will be happier – not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That’s my utopia.
I’ll also tell you that five hundred thousand people will die this year of cancer. And I’ll also tell you that one in every four will be afflicted with this disease, and yet, somehow, we seem to have put it in a little bit of the background.
By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Human requirements are the inspiration for art.
With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Man, I don’t want to have nothing to do with computers. I don’t want the government in my business.
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
My faith is the grand drama of my life. I’m a believer, so I sing words of God to those who have no faith.
The Public – a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility.
The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
Harry S. Truman
Therefore, when we arrive in a place and talk to new people about a new image, it is very hard for them to visualize it. That’s where the drawings are very important, because at least we can show a projection of what we believe it will look like.
He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have.
Don J. Manuel
I’m fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes – the finer things of life – would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
Coretta Scott King
The principle of Sturgeon’s Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap.