All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
No man resolved to make the most of himself has time to waste on personal contention.
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free.
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
I would love to play 'Funny Girl' or 'Evita,' but I idolize the women who have played those parts. I don't know if there needs to be another version of those shows.
We heed no instincts but our own.