Logic is like the sword: those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Quote by Samuel Butler
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The course of true anything does not run smooth.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
People care more about being thought to have taste than about being good, clever, or amiable.
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
He that is down can fall no lower.
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
Don't be another cliche, the world already has your idol, now be your own idol, be you.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change.
My music appeals in America. There is less of the purist criticism I get here. And to be a hit in the U.S... what singer doesn't have that dream?
Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Marriage equality changed life for people.