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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.
I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.
Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it.
John Henrik Clarke
The reason we wouldn't make a seven-inch tablet isn't because we don't want to hit a price point, it's because we don't think you can make a great tablet with a seven-inch screen.
I don't sing because I'm happy; I'm happy because I sing.
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish.
And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.
For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next.
The desktop metaphor was invented because one, you were a stand-alone device, and two, you had to manage your own storage. That's a very big thing in a desktop world. And that may go away. You may not have to manage your own storage. You may not store much before too long.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
I will always vote what I have promised, and always vote the Constitution, as well as I will not vote for one single penny that isn't paid for, because debt is the monster, debt is what's going to eat us up and that is why our economy is on the brink.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
The United States has been enriched by Muslim Americans. Many other Americans have Muslims in their families or have lived in a Muslim-majority country - I know, because I am one of them.
The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.
When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children.
Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed.
Edgar Allan Poe
I'm not the healthiest, but I am healthy. I'm healthy to the point where there are things that I have to eat that I don't want to eat, but I eat it because I'm enjoying staying alive.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James A. Baldwin
You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren't allowed to be normal.
A lot of people can't stand touring but to me it's like breathing. I do it because I'm driven to do it.
There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.
Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
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