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All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.
Henry David Thoreau
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I'm going to grow artistically.
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
I've always felt toward the slightest scene, even if all I had to do in a scene was just to come in and say, 'Hi,' that the people ought to get their money's worth and that this is an obligation of mine, to give them the best you can get from me.
All my stepchildren carried the burden of my fame. Sometimes they would read terrible things about me, and I'd worry about whether it would hurt them. I would tell them: 'Don't hide these things from me. I'd rather you ask me these things straight out, and I'll answer all your questions.'
It's not to much fun to know yourself too well or think you do - everyone needs a little conceit to carry them through & past the falls.
Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I've experienced them both.
I won't be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me. Of course, that doesn't mean I want them to stop looking.
Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.
I've found men are less likely to let petty things annoy them.
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, 'There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.' But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.
Someday I want to have children and give them all the love I never had.
If a star or studio chief or any other great movie personages find themselves sitting among a lot of nobodies, they get frightened - as if somebody was trying to demote them.
The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.
Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.
Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.
Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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