Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
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The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
Why should 20-year-olds only be considered sexy? I think we get better with age.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll be a great actress.
To live well is to work well, to show a good activity.
The future of Indo-Pak cricket will depend on how the peace process goes.
It's an amazing feeling to go into a studio and really be alone.
The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline... because you need to be alone to find out anything.
On the political front, of course it's a zero-sum game. If it's all white males holding positions, you bring 10 women in, then it's, 'Women are coming!' Get 10 blacks and it's, 'Blacks are coming!' 'Hispanics are coming!' Zero-sum game. The seatmates might change but the chairs don't move. In the economy, the number of chairs can actually increase.
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
Women being pitted each other another in Hollywood is an old tactic, but it's not real at all.