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The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
Howard Hughes was this visionary who was obsessed with speed and flying like a god... I loved his idea of what filmmaking was.
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
My first name, Benjamin, dates back a thousand years earlier to Benjamin - Binyamin - the son of Jacob, who was also known as Israel. Jacob and his 12 sons roamed these same hills of Judea and Sumeria 4,000 years ago, and there's been a continuous Jewish presence in the land ever since.
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
I've been told by the BBC that if I make one more offensive remark, anywhere, at any time, I will be sacked. And even the angel Gabriel would struggle to survive with that hanging over his head. It's inevitable that one day, someone, somewhere will say that I've offended them, and that will be that.
Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
Raymond Chandler managed to write about L.A. his whole career. Should I keep going writing about New York? Is that what I should be doing? Songwriting doesn't work that way.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
God is so unique in giving His people ways to fellowship, witness, and remember what a mighty and merciful God He is.
There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.
That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.
And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.
Ray Stannard Baker
Sometimes when you stand face to face with someone, you cannot see his face.
You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit.
Consistency is the most overrated of all human virtues... I'm someone who changes his mind all the time.
Every person, every artist makes his life an artwork.
It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
Where a man's heart is, there is his treasure also.
Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.
To ascertain the Lord's will, we ought to use scriptural means. Prayer, the word of God, and His Spirit should be united together. We should go to the Lord repeatedly in prayer, and ask Him to teach us by His Spirit through His word.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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