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"They should move 1st base back a foot to avoid all those close plays."
- John Lowenstein
"If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me."
- Angelina Jolie
"A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, Never in the tongue of him that makes it."
- Samuel Johnson
"What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man."
- Edmund Burke
"There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil."
- James Monroe
"There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson."
- Victor Hugo
"The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be."
- Anne Frank
"Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home."
- Thornton Wilder
"I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly."
- Oprah Winfrey
"He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money."
- Benjamin Franklin
"Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood."
- Norman Cousins
"Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage."
- Ambrose Bierce
"The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact."
- William Shakespeare
"We have one life it soon will be past what we do for God is all that will last."
- Muhammad Ali
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."
- Albert Einstein
"Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies."
- Elizabeth Bowen
"Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people."
- Lord Byron
"Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will."
- Thomas Carlyle
"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes."
- Carl Jung
"People living deeply have no fear of death."
- Anais Nin
"World War II was the last government program that really worked."
- George F Will
"Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness."
- James Thurber
"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast."
- Ernest Hemingway
"Now, guitar was pretty cool. Everybody knew something on the guitar. So I wanted to play guitar, but I told my dad if he wanted me to keep studying something, I'd like to study piano."
- Jackson Browne
"It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."
- Winston Churchill
"Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day."
- Jay Leno
"Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms."
- Lord Byron
"No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe."
- Henry Miller
"God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires."
- Francis Bacon
"True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation."
- George Washington
"It's necessary to start most work alone. But I'm tickled to death when I can pull somebody in or join someone, whether it's borrowing poetry or traveling with an associate."
- Jenny Holzer
"This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure."
- Michael Korda
"Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows."
- Paul Valery
"It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid."
- Albert Einstein
"Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased."
- Adam Smith
"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."
- Anotole France
"I suppose there's a melancholy tone at the back of the American mind, a sense of something lost. And it's the lost world of Thomas Jefferson. It is the lost sense of innocence that we could live with a very minimal state, with a vast sense of space in which to work out freedom."
- George F Will
"I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions."
- Barack Obama
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
- Albert Einstein
"Sleep is the best meditation."
- Dalai Lama
"The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates."
- Oscar Wilde
"Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach."
- Woodrow Wilson
"The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it."
- Oscar Wilde
"Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves."
- Josh Billings
"All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil."
- Samuel Johnson
"A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it."
- Aldous Huxley
"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude."
- Oprah Winfrey
"There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about."
- Oscar Wilde
"If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin."
- Charles Darwin
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