He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
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I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
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.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
In the modern media age we are rarely surprised by what we see. Whether it's on television or film or in the theatre, everything is so advertised, so trailed, that most entertainment is merely what you thought it was going to be like.
The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.
Don't waste your time trying to fit in because at the end of the day there's nothing beautiful about being someone else. Always remember that one day someone is going to notice the beauty of being You.
When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
I don't mind a little Sturm und Drang. When I was doing 'Riding in Cars With Boys,' I wouldn't smile at anybody, because my character, Bev, was angry at the world. I'm the opposite. Inside my head I'd be like, God, I'll explain to you at the end of shooting that I'm not this person.
I have to live with both my selves as best I may.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
If people are constantly reading about you, and you're overexposed, they've got no reason to go see your movies. Also, it's not pleasant or nice to have your privacy invaded.