To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
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An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Thse who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The loneliest woman in the world is a woman without a close woman friend.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first loves.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
There is no budget for travel for a Shadow Foreign Secretary.
Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
I love being a woman and I was not one of these women who rose through professional life by wearing men's clothes or looking masculine. I loved wearing bright colors and being who I am.
The dearth of faith or religion is the death of existence. Because our existence must revolve around faith.