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Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.
John Stuart Mill
Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.
I don't have stylistic loyalty. That's why people perceive me changing all the time. But there is a real continuity in my subject matter. As an artist of artifice, I do believe I have more integrity than any one of my contemporaries.
To keep it simple you run your gym like you run your house. Keep it clean and in good running order. No jerks allowed, members pay on time and if they give you any crap, throw them out. There's peace where there's order.
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.
I don't want any vegetables, thank you. I paid for the cow to eat them for me.
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Louisa May Alcott
I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.
I can't be smug, because I know that you can lose anything at any point. And I can't be angry, because I haven't lost it.
Michael J. Fox
To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.
Frank Lloyd Wright
People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don't have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.
A blunt statement can be as false as any other.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Miguel de Cervantes
I'm opposed to fundamentalism in any form.
J. K. Rowling
Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
It is curious how instinctively one protects the image of oneself from idolatry or any other handling that could make it ridiculous, or too unlike the original to be believed any longer.
My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
My classmates would copulate with anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
I am hands-on in any project that I am associated with. I just don't want to put my face or name and lend it to a product that I'm not behind a hundred percent.
I think if I'm 40 and I don't have any kids and I'm not married, I would have a baby artificially inseminated. I would feel like Mary - like Jesus is my baby.
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
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