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Many scientists think that philosophy has no place, so for me it's a sad time because the role of reflection, contemplation, meditation, self inquiry, insight, intuition, imagination, creativity, free will, is in a way not given any importance, which is the domain of philosophers.
In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.
The unutterable violence of the Holocaust shook our confidence in the possibility of telling any story of faith at all.
I would be a liar, a hypocrite, or a fool - and I'm not any of those - to say that I don't write for the reader. I do. But for the reader who hears, who really will work at it, going behind what I seem to say. So I write for myself and that reader who will pay the dues.
Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.
Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned - it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
Lady Bird Johnson
Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out... without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
H. L. Mencken
I went to a restaurant that serves 'breakfast at any time'. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
I don't react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don't care about anything. It's just too hard for me to get emotional. I can't cry no more.
If we accept being talked to any kind of a way, then we are telling ourselves we are not quite worth the best. And if we have the effrontery to talk to anybody with less than courtesy, we tell ourselves and the world we are not very intelligent.
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
Booker T. Washington
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Any kid will run any errand for you, if you ask at bedtime.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Lydia M. Child
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
Marian Wright Edelman
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
No foreign policy - no matter how ingenious - has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
Henry A. Kissinger
Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.
Leonardo da Vinci
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