Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
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What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
No man resolved to make the most of himself has time to waste on personal contention.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
With the catching end the pleasures of the chase.
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
In America, now, let us - Christian, Jew, Muslim, agnostic, atheist, wiccan, whatever - fight nativism with the same strength and conviction that we fight terrorism. My faith calls on its followers to love one's enemies. A tall order, that - perhaps the tallest of all.
When art wins, everyone wins.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
My inspiration was my mom. She's a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young age I understood that.