Henry Ward Beecher
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
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Young love is a flame very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Faith is spiritualized imagination.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history.
The dog is the god of frolic.
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
In the seventies, a group of American artists seized the means not of production but of reproduction. They tore apart visual culture at a time of no money, no market, and no one paying attention except other artists. Vietnam and Watergate had happened everything in America was being questioned.
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
It is not with architecture that one can disseminate any political ideology.
I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
It's time to let science and medicine, not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good, sound policy.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
I grew up when I was 15 when I had my first opportunity in movies. I watched every great movie for a year and a half, and since then I've asked myself how I can emulate such artistry. That's really my motivation. I want to do something as good as my heroes have done.
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.