The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
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I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence than to be surprised at nothing.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
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.