Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
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Margaret Mead Quotes
Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
I remember watching the Grammys and looking at the performances and crying to my mom, saying how much I wanted to be there.
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
The first holy truth in God 101 is that men and women of true faith have always had to accept the mystery of God's identity and love and ways. I hate that, but it's the truth.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Speaking of Twitter, I don't even know if I composed a blog entry in 2009, as I was too busy parceling my every thought into cute 140-character sound bites. I used to only worry about being pithy for a living now some of my best lines are wasted on a free app!
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
Grub first, then ethics.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.