God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
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Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Upper classes are a nation's past the middle class is its future.
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
The art world is molting - some would say melting. Galleries are closing museums are scaling back.
My dad takes care of me as a manager and as a dad. That's his job, you know, to take care of me. He has my best interests at heart.
We just put General Motors in the hands of people who can't even run our own government.
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America's engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.
Our pets rely on us entirely for their nutrition. So if you're making your own judgments, that could lead to a mistake. At the same time, we have more control over our pet's diet than we do with our children or with ourselves, so your vet can tell you what is appropriate for your dog and you can assign them that.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.