No important institution is ever merely what the law makes it. It accumulates about itself traditions, conventions, ways of behaviour, which are not less formidable in their influence.
Johnny was and is the North Star; you could guide your ship by him. The greatest of the greats - then and now.
May God bless and keep you always,
May your wishes all come true,
May you always do for others
And let others do for you.
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung,
May you stay forever young.
The less you know, the more you think you know, because you don't know you don't know.
Some people walk in the rain… others just get wet…
There's always one more way to do things and that's your way, and you have a right to try it at least once.
It's hard to be free but when it works, it' s worth it!
You want to hear about insanity? I was found running naked through the jungles in Mexico. At the Mexico City airport, I decided I was in the middle of a movie and walked out on the wing on takeoff. My body... my liver... okay, my brain... went.
How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
Too often the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late.
Work for the fun of it, and the money will arrive some day.
Figure out who you are and then do it on purpose.
Assumptions allow the best in life to pass you by.
Sometimes you're the windshield; sometimes you're the bug
No matter how close to yours another's steps have grown, in the end there is one dance you'll do alone.
You either have to be first, best or different.
I don't want, no I really don't want
To be John Lennon or Leonard Cohen
I just want to be my Dad.
I would not have known at the time, for I was too young to realize that I was supposed to have a live-in father, just as I was too young to know that I needed a race. From an improbably short span it seems that my father fell under the same spell as my mother and her parents; and for the first six years of my life, even as that spell was broken and the worlds that they thought they'd left behind reclaimed each of them, I occupied the place where their dreams had been.
Barack Hussein Obama
The noblest of men deserves not the weakest of women.