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Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthings of childhood.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
No mind is much employed upon the present recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
Round numbers are always false.
Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
Language is the dress of thought.
You teach your daugthers the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
We know there is no such thing as freedom without the risk of failure.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Where a smoke is seen, there was once there, an advent of fire
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.