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"The stories that I want to tell, especially as a director, don't necessarily have a perfect ending because, the older you get, the more you appreciate a good day versus a happy ending. You understand that life continues on the next day the reality of things is what happens tomorrow."
- Drew Barrymore
"That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God."
- Albert Einstein
"What is history but a fable agreed upon?"
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
- Yogi Berra
"My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires."
- Beverly Sills
"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it."
- George Halas
"I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can play together all night."
- Bill Watterson
"Never have more children than you have car windows."
- Erma Bombeck
"The people who look for an easy way out seem to have a hard time finding an exit."
- Anonymous
"I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back."
- Erica Jong
"There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy."
- Mark Twain
"Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do."
- Napoleon Hill
"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education."
- Mark Twain
"The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?'"
- Sigmund Freud
"Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top."
- Robert Browning
"But I also like to shower my parents with presents. I bought them a beautiful car and a house."
- Eva Herzigova
"The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall."
- Thomas Carlyle
"The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it."
- Reggie Jackson
"Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread."
- Francis Bacon
"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
- Calvin Coolidge
"Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle the win comes from basic blocking and tackling."
- Naveen Jain
"If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience."
- William James
"Gravity is not responsible for people falling in love."
- Albert Einstein
"Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind."
- Bertrand Russell
"You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
"Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question."
- Thomas Jefferson
"A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea."
- John Ciardi
"Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too."
- Michael Jordan
"Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint."
- Daniel Webster
"Being famous before you've formed your personality, before you have that self-esteem, is dangerous."
- Chris Evert
"I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs."
- Andy Warhol
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."
- Albert Einstein
"A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings."
- James Allen
"All truth is not to be told at all times."
- Thomas Fuller
"The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them."
- Bertrand Russell
"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
- Seneca
"Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go."
- Mother Teresa
"The most important things in life are not things."
- Anonymous
"One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry."
- Oscar Wilde
"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
"I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave."
- Joseph Campbell
"Nothing will stir up more mud than a groundless rumor."
- Anonymous
"To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife."
- Angelina Jolie
"Old minds are like old horses you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."
- John Quincy Adams
"To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living."
- Herman Melville
"The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas."
- George Santayana
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."
- Stephen Hawking
"I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites."
- Nelson Mandela
"I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing."
- Anais Nin
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