Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are prisoners of ideas.
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It is not length of life, but depth of life.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Wit makes its own welcome and levels all distinctions.
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
Skill to do comes of doing.
The man is only half himself, the other half is his expression.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
In any crass political calculation, drilling for oil will always win more votes than putting a price on carbon. But if I recall what I was taught in fifth-grade American government class, we elect presidents to do more than crass political calculations.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that.
I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do.