So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
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None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
John D. Rockefeller wanted to dominate oil, but Microsoft wants it all, you name it: cable, media, banking, car dealerships.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
But I do not believe that the world would be entirely different if there were more women leaders. Maybe if everybody in leadership was a woman, you might not get into the conflicts in the first place. But if you watch the women who have made it to the top, they haven't exactly been non-aggressive - including me.
I don't really make movies because I want to see my face on a billboard or because I want to get good reviews or have a big box office. That doesn't really matter to me at all.
I'd like to be settled into somewhat of a normal life. Somewhat. I know it's never going to be completely normal.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition.
Every society and religion has rules, for both have moral laws. And the essence of morality consists, as in art, of drawing the line somewhere.