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Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
I'm sure there's going to be some material from This Is Not Going To Be Pretty. I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience, although the patter in between the song is always different.
You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theater because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again.
As soon as I started writing, other writers stopped wanting me acting in their shows - maybe they thought I was going to rewrite them.
It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
If you want to be an entrepreneur, it's not a job, it's a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6 pm - last thing at night you'll send emails, first thing in the morning you'll read emails, and you'll wake up in the middle of the night. But it's hugely rewarding as you're fulfilling something for yourself.
The thing I love most about going on vacation is that I get to leave behind any kind of schedule. My entire life is scheduled from morning to night, and when I'm on vacation, there is no schedule.
We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.
Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use both feet.
Americans are apocalyptic by nature. The reason why is that we've always had so much, so we live in deadly fear that people are going to take it away from us.
The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have.
The Roman Catholic Church isn't going to change its theologies.
Robert H. Schuller
There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.
James A. Baldwin
Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.
One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one's death, one dies one's life.
If you're going to hold someone down you're going to have to hold on by the other end of the chain. You are confined by your own repression.
The realities are that, you know, as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, you know.
The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way.
You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.
I am going to try to pay attention to the spring. I am going to look around at all the flowers, and look up at the hectic trees. I am going to close my eyes and listen.
Love has its own time, its own season, and its own reasons from coming and going. You cannot bribe it or coerce it or reason it into staying. You can only embrace it when it arrives and give it away when it comes to you.
Everybody's going through a lot of stress these days, no matter how well off you are and how many advantages you have, it's a stressful time in everybody's lives.
A relationship isn't going to make me survive. It's the cherry on top.
I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, 'I'm going to mop the floor with your face.' I said, 'You'll be sorry.' He said, 'Oh, yeah? Why?' I said, 'Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well.'
Don't ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by, by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there's always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you're doing. And they're going to work harder than you if you're not working hard.
And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes.
Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I'm going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations.
The world is not going to be saved by legislation.
William Howard Taft
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