Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
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I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.
Every success story has a parent who says, 'over my dead body.' Every success story has an old person who walks up to you and says, when you're acting the fool, 'you know I worry about you sometimes.'
There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.
We're not raising children with the love that we need to.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.
Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don't trust myself. I need that balance.
People who build family businesses are not classically trained. They have to deal with an enormous amount of politics. You think corporate politics are tough? Go work for your dad or your mom.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
When I was growing up in Mississippi - it was good Southern food... but I also grew up with a Greek family when other kids were eating fried okra, we were eating steamed artichokes. So I think it played a big part in my healthy cooking.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.