He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
Quote by Moliere
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A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
I want to be distinguished from the rest to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
We die only once, and for such a long time.
The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.
Books and marriage go ill together.
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
In America, now, let us - Christian, Jew, Muslim, agnostic, atheist, wiccan, whatever - fight nativism with the same strength and conviction that we fight terrorism. My faith calls on its followers to love one's enemies. A tall order, that - perhaps the tallest of all.
When art wins, everyone wins.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
My inspiration was my mom. She's a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young age I understood that.