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Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
John Ralston Saul
A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one: he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away.
The Vietnamese have a secret weapon. It's their willingness to die beyond our willingness to kill. In effect, they've been saying, You can kill us, but you'll have to kill a lot of us; you may have to kill all of us. And, thank heaven, we are not yet ready to do that.
The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy.
J. Donald Walters
It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out.
We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
Ethel Percy Andrus
Most of my work consisted of crossing out. Crossing out was the secret of all good writing.
I am resigning because my secret leaves the governor's office vulnerable.
Animal hoarding was a dirty secret until hoarders appeared on our TV screens and showed how they are compelled to collect so many dogs, cats or parrots that the animals end up in cages only inches bigger than their own bodies. For life.
The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys. The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons.
My mom's a secret Rastafarian.
We've discovered the secret of life.
A quarter of my life has been spent on 'Secret Life.' I'm 20 and I've been doing it for five years, so I think the best moments have been when all the cast members get to work together and we get to collaborate and share experiences. We all grew up together.
The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
William Dean Howells
The great secret behind classified projects is that most of them are so utterly boring and uninteresting that James Bond wouldn't even take a second look at them.
Kevin J. Anderson
There's one secret to hitting hard, and that is to completely dedicate your body. That's the difference between a man going forward and a man going backward, no matter how big he is.
We have a way of dealing with information that has sort of personal - personally identifying information in it. But there are legitimate secrets - you know, your records with your doctor; that's a legitimate secret. But we deal with whistleblowers that are coming forward that are really sort of well motivated.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
F. H. Bradley
I think airports are places of huge human drama. The more I see of it, the more I am convinced that Heathrow is a secret city, with its own history, folklore and mythology. But what has surprised me is the love the people who work there feel for the place. Everyone seems to think they are plugged into something majestic.
The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could.
It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them.
Some people think my father was a spy, because of working for that government agency in Vietnam, but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret.
The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
James Anthony Froude
The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself.
A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper.
Love is the terrible secret people are suspected of unless they're married, then one always suspects they don't.
My secret to all casting, and specifically kids, is cast good human beings.
M. Night Shyamalan
In any event, it's not exactly a secret to regular readers what my views on the war are.
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