G. K. Chesterton
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
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It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
The poor complain that they are governed badly. The rich complain that they are governed at all.
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
Literature is a luxury fiction is a necessity.
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.
You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution
Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age.
In my own personal life, God plays a great role in the risk, because I pray before I go into the operating room for every case, and I ask him to give me wisdom, to help me to know what to do - and not only for operating, but for everything.
I don't think I'm such an amazing person who needs to be written about.
What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that's just not what the founders intended.
A faction willing to take the risks of making war on the ossified status quo in the Middle East can be described as many things, but not as conservative.
I'm way better in person than I am on things like Twitter. I know Twitter is the best and fastest way to connect with fans who really appreciate you but I'm still not cool with it - although I am trying! I try my best but I'm a one-on-one person and I don't want to tell people I'm on the toilet or I just brushed my teeth.
You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children.
Acting is also working with people who invite you into their dreams and trust you with their innermost being.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson, what happened in this country is we took freedom and we chopped it into pieces.