Marcus Tullius Cicero
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
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Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
I think women want to take care of themselves, and I think having a voice in how that is done is very important.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
When, as we must often do, we fear science, we really fear ourselves.
How goodness heightens beauty!
I've been on so many movies. Generally, I haven't gotten to be on the ground level. As of two years ago, in 'Dear John,' I got to really be on the ground floor. I wasn't a producer. I felt like I put the work in, and I did have a lot of sway on what got fixed, reshoots, so on and so forth. It felt really good.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
If you can make people understand why freedom is so important through the arts, that would be a big help.
There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can't send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
Jerusalem is a time bomb that I fear is just waiting to go off.