Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
The Christian faith can never be separated from the soil of sacred events, from the choice made by God, who wanted to speak to us, to become man, to die and rise again, in a particular place and at a particular time.
When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
I have to express sympathy from the bottom of my heart to those people who were taken as wartime comfort women. As a human being, I would like to express my sympathies, and also as prime minister of Japan I need to apologize to them.
Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Religion is man’s attempt to bind himself back to a relationship with God.
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
The universe is change our life is what our thoughts make it.
After 25-plus years as a lawyer, prosecutor, and defense attorney, I have developed a deep appreciation for both the wisdom of the law and the role that jurists play in framing the rights and responsibilities that define our society.
I got up one Christmas morning and we didn’t have nothing to eat. We didn’t have an apple, we didn’t have an orange, we didn’t have a cake, we didn’t have nothing.
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
Long intros are cool because there’s a little bit of anticipation, you know?
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false the opposite of a great truth is also true.
I think it better that in times like these a poet’s mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you.
I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work.
I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn’t work. I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality.
I know it sounds a bit corny, but I do think that beauty and sexiness come from within.
Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King’s books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.
Later, my father died up in Marysville. So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood.
Of all the planets apart from Earth in our solar system, Mars is the most hospitable. Yeah. Right. Better keep my visit short. And yet, despite the discomfort, the danger, I love it here. I love coming back for these imaginary vacations. The sights are amazing.
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.
Fear of death has never played a large part in my consciousness – perhaps unimaginative of me.
It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
It’s hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I’m not discouraged.
Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
You’ve just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn’t help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it’s easy to say and harder to do.
We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
I remember when the wave of Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek and these beautiful Hispanic women came into light, and I looked up to them and I loved them, but I was like, ‘Where are Middle Eastern women?’
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Yes, my first memory of singing, in general, was of a Christmas song. And then listening to Christmas music was really the first music I was ever connected to.
That’s the whole problem with science. You’ve got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder.
Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.
Only do what your heart tells you.
The sort of thinking at the time was, ‘Well, we’re giving you access to medical care which you wouldn’t otherwise be able to get, so your payment is that we get to use you in research.’
I’m very jealous of my daughter’s education. She’s been inspired by her teachers, and nobody inspired me as a teenager.
Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.
Eventually, we reach the point where we start to realize that we are not going to find peace, contentment, happiness, strength, fearlessness – all of the things that in our heart of hearts we wish we had – outside of us.
If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government.
When I started ‘CNN,’ I made the decision to stay out of endorsing candidates, and let the doers make up their own minds about politics, that it wasn’t going to come from me.
Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
I always won in my imagination. I always hit the game-winning shot, or I hit the free throw. Or if I missed, there was a lane violation, and I was given another one.
Domestic travel and tourism-related spending has reached $1 trillion a year.
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.