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The bicycle kick is not easy to do. I scored 1,283 goals, and only two or three were bicycle kicks.
If one were to take the bible seriously one would go mad. But to take the bible seriously, one must be already mad.
It's nice to say let's be bipartisan. But we're a partisan nation. We were raised as a partisan nation.
I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
I'm such an avid magazine reader - music, art, beauty magazines - and I found that food and restaurants were pouring into everything I cared about. Whether it was the pop-up concept, or some mysterious mini-mall restaurant, I got swept up in the sexy romance of the food movement.
The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.
Ludwig von Mises
Usually the first problems you solve with the new paradigm are the ones that were unsolvable with the old paradigm.
Joel A. Barker
If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army.
Frederick the Great
I worked for George Bush. I'm proud to have worked for him. I think that a lot of the most controversial things we did, that people didn't like and - and criticized us for, things like the terror surveillance program or the enhanced interrogation techniques, were things that allowed us to save lives.
My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed me to become an accountant because they knew that would be just absolutely ridiculous. So they were encouraging in what I am able to do with some success.
Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn't have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.
I followed someone who had very large shoes. He had very large shoes. Mr. J. R. D. Tata. He was a legend in the Indian business community. He had been at the helm of the Tata organization for 50 years. You were almost starting to think he was going to be there forever.
We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming.
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
My parents were the same in the pulpit as they were at home. I think that's where a lot of preachers' kids get off base sometimes. Because they don't see the same things at both places.
If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
When I was seven or eight years old, I began to read the science-fiction magazines that were brought by guests into my grandparents' boarding house in Waukegan, Illinois. Those were the years when Hugo Gernsback was publishing 'Amazing Stories,' with vivid, appallingly imaginative cover paintings that fed my hungry imagination.
Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.
The Nasdaq bubble and crash were followed by the real estate bubble then subprime crash, which led to the unprecedented printing of trillions of dollars in an attempt to prevent a global depression.
If we were to wipe out insects alone on this planet, the rest of life and humanity with it would mostly disappear from the land. Within a few months.
E. O. Wilson
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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