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Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
My brother plays guitar and base and writes. His name is Chase Ryan.
When even one American - who has done nothing wrong - is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - then all Americans are in peril.
Harry S Truman
I think I'll take a bath in his blood.
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.
From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
Miguel de Cervantes
The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
I am here by the will of the Great Spirit, and by his will I am chief.
My kind of composing is more like the work of a gardener. The gardener takes his seeds and scatters them, knowing what he is planting but not quite what will grow where and when - and he won't necessarily be able to reproduce it again afterwards either.
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
When I meet a new person, I am on the lookout for signs of what he or she is loyal to. It is a preliminary clue to the sense of belonging, and hence of his or her humanity.
We were a family that made our Halloween costumes. Or, more accurately, my mother made them. She took no suggestions or advice. Halloween costumes were her territory. She was the brain behind my brother's winning girl costume, stuffing her own bra with newspapers for him to wear under a cashmere sweater and smearing red lipstick on his lips.
Here's the thing: the unit of reverence in Europe is the family, which is why a child born today of unmarried parents in Sweden has a better chance of growing up in a house with both of his parents than a child born to a married couple in America. Here we revere the couple, there they revere the family.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
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