Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Hunger is the best pickle.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
Under Barack Obama, the only 'Change' is that 'Hope' has been hard to find. Now millions of Americans are insecure about their future. But instead of inspiring us by reminding us of what makes us special, he divides us against each other. He tells Americans they're worse off because others are better off. That people got rich by making others poor.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
Cubism was an attack on the perspective that had been known and used for 500 years. It was the first big, big change. It confused people: they said, 'Things don't look like that!'
Making movies is not rocket science. It's about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That's a challenge. When it works, it's fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn't work, it's almost just as fascinating.
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.