The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
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Little minds are interested in the extraordinary great minds in the commonplace.
Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
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.