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Because of his military service, Dad was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
The very first concert I ever went to on my own was actually Rory Gallagher. In a one-month period in 1973 or '74, I saw him, Thin Lizzy and the Rolling Stones. I wasn't really a big Rory Gallagher fan, but I thought his guitar playing was fabulous. But Thin Lizzy, they were fabulous.
Rap is just somebody getting something off his chest. That's all it is.
I shall be an autocrat: that's my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that's his.
Catherine the Great
The white man's dollar is his god, and to stop this will be to stop outrages in many localities.
Ida B. Wells
I believe God did intend, in giving us intelligence, to give us the opportunity to investigate and appreciate the wonders of His creation. He is not threatened by our scientific adventures.
The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon.
Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.
God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
Consistency is the most overrated of all human virtues... I'm someone who changes his mind all the time.
Any man who doesn't love his mama can't be no friend of mine.
Every time I see my brother, I just praise God for God's grace in his life. Because if God can change Franklin from a prodigal into a man of God, he can do it for anybody.
Anne Graham Lotz
Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen - he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby daughter. It's all part of Woody's plan to grow his own wives.
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
Malcolm de Chazal
Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.
Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
Thomas Edward Brown
The writer's secret is not inspiration - for it is never clear where it comes from - it is his stubbornness, his patience.
Obama often criticizes policies that place the interests of the powerful ahead of the powerless. But through his administration's support of abortion rights, Obama shows his lack of empathy for society's most powerless.
My father is a very successful man in the corporate world, and I am his only son. He had certain dreams for me. I was scared to tell him that I wanted to be an actor.
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
The first article carrying Vonnegut's byline, 'This Business of Whistle Purchasing,' a lighthearted criticism of a school fund-raiser, was submitted at the urging of his sophomore English teacher.
Charles J. Shields
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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