Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed too severe, seldom executed.
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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.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
You may delay, but time will not.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
I get along with guys most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It's about doing whatever it takes - and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
As it seems to me, the poetry of the highest rank or the most real verses isn't created anywhere, except dramatic situation, or when Melpomene wins a victory over Euterpe.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters.
Unfortunately the global warming hysteria, as I see it, is driven by politics more than by science.