Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Quote by Jane Austen
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We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
Under Barack Obama, the only 'Change' is that 'Hope' has been hard to find. Now millions of Americans are insecure about their future. But instead of inspiring us by reminding us of what makes us special, he divides us against each other. He tells Americans they're worse off because others are better off. That people got rich by making others poor.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
Cubism was an attack on the perspective that had been known and used for 500 years. It was the first big, big change. It confused people: they said, 'Things don't look like that!'
Making movies is not rocket science. It's about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That's a challenge. When it works, it's fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn't work, it's almost just as fascinating.
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.