Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Quote by Aristotle
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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
When we talk about how movies used to be made, it was over 100 years of film, literal, physical film, with emulsion, that we would expose to light and we would get pictures.
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
It's the federal government's job to secure the border.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.