Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
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Marriage: A word which should be pronounced 'mirage'.
Science is organized knowledge.
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
Texas women have an amazing sense of purpose when they lose it. They're the best girls in the world - they're loyal and fun, but when they get mad, they'll try to kill you.
What has made America amazing has been the fact that throughout our history, throughout the more than 200 years of our history, there have been men and women of courage who stood up and decided it was more important to look out for the future of their children and their grandchildren than their own political futures.
As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook's a free service. It's free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Facts matter. Science matters. Reason matters. Mitt Romney has shown an inability to respect any of the three. President Barack Obama not only respects them, he relies on them. He is an overwhelming and unquestioned choice to continue as president.
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.