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I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country.
I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable.
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism.
I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground.
I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.
It has always been my private conviction that any man who puts his intelligence up against a fish and loses had it coming.
She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?
Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing.
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.
If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.
If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.
In West Virginia yesterday, a man was arrested for stealing several blow-up dolls. Reportedly, police didn't have any trouble catching the man because he was completely out of breath.
To talk about balance, it's easier to talk about what's out of balance. And I think anytime that you have any disease, and disease meaning lack of ease, lack of flow... dis-ease. So any time there's disease, you're out of balance, whether it's jealousy, anger, greed, anxiety, fear.
The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting.
I've moved about 10 times over the past 15 years. I don't move for the sole purpose of getting rid of stuff. I'm not crazy. I also move so that I never have to wash any windows.
Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant.
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.
Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.
In 1765, Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which, as any American high school student can tell you, was an act that apparently had something to do with stamps.
Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that's what I'm trying to do.
I feel good about being able to take bluegrass on to television like 'Letterman' and 'The View,' and I've heard nice things about being able to do that. I really haven't felt any negativity toward me or my music.
I'm enamored with the art world. Anytime you look at anything that's considered artistic, there's a commercial world around it: the ballet, opera, any kind of music. It can't exist without it.
All the mistakes I've ever made in my life have been when I've been drunk. I haven't made hardly any mistakes sober, ever, ever.
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