Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
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The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
I have more freedom when I write fiction, but my memoirs have had a much stronger impact on my readers. Somehow the 'message,' even if I am not even aware that there is one, is conveyed better in this form.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
I love making movies and hope to write my own screenplay someday and do some producing and be behind-the-scenes as well.
At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the right place where you need to be, then you're going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues.
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Back in the East you can't do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power.