No slave to his passions, he nonetheless reserved some passion for his slave.
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed.
In this great nation there is but one order, that of the people, whose power, by a peculiarly happy improvement of the representative principle, is transferred from them, without impairing in the slightest degree their sovereignty, to bodies of their own creation, and to persons elected by themselves, in the full extent necessary for the purposes of free, enlightened, and efficient government.
I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes.
The idea of thanking staff should mean giving them something that they would never buy for themselves.
The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past.
I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay
The news departments have become corporate profit centers. And their only obligation now is to their shareholders. Which is to create large audiences and viewership so they can sell more ad space. So they're airing stories that appeal to the prurient interests that all of us have in the reptilian core of our brain: for sex and celebrity gossip. And now, for terror. So they give us Kobe Bryant and they give us Michael Jackson. And they give us Laci Peterson and they give us lots and lots of terror alerts. But they're not telling us the really critical stories that impact our way of life.
Robert Francis Jr Kennedy
I do hope you can see me today.
Elizabeth II of England
Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
Edgar Allan Poe
For most of human history we have searched for our place in the cosmos. Who are we? What are we? We find that we inhabit an insignificant planet of a hum-drum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people. This perspective is a courageous continuation of our penchant for constructing and testing mental models of the skies; the Sun as a red-hot stone, the stars as a celestial flame, the Galaxy as the backbone of night.
Carl Edward Sagan
Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you married
Wall Street Journal
Anything that comes easy, comes wrong.
On Matthew McConaughey "He was always taking his shirt off, he's like "Yeah, here's my deal, I'm hot." We had a meeting one day at like 11 o'clock, right before the show and he walks into the meeting shirtless wearing this like old musty sarong... He doesn't smell great, no."
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Education is the ability to meet life's situations.
Dr John G Hibben
Long ago we stated the reason for labour organizations. We said that union was essential to give labourers opportunity to deal on an equality with their employers.