Washington Irving Quotes
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
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You don't have to be a rock star - if you don't like the situation you're in, you don't have to settle for it.
I might be deceiving myself but I do not think that I do have an inordinate fear of death.
A. N. Wilson
In men's sports, people criticize coaches and managers all the time, call out teammates, too, and it's not that huge of a deal. Often, the guy speaking out is even lauded for having the courage to tell the truth. When it happens in women's sports, though, it always seems to be viewed as a nasty, claws-out cat fight.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted. In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder. It is a howling reproach.
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies.
S. E. Hinton
By understanding and harnessing the forces that drive human behavior, you can create a self-sustaining philanthropic effort that reaches millions of people. It begins with an entrepreneurial attitude: take an idea and execute on that idea. If it doesn't work, learn why and build on what you've learned.
For me, comedy is richer and larger than anything else.
In Washington, D.C., in 2006, Democrats had long since given up on the war in Iraq in terms of any tangible political support for it. The new factor was the Republicans were beginning to give up as well, and they were truly challenging the strategy and the lack of success.
We need money. We need hits. Hits bring money, money bring power, power bring fame, fame change the game.
Jeffery Lamar Williams
You will find it will almost always be more comfortable to sit on the sidelines and critique the builders from afar. But at the end of the day, the people who make a difference, the people who shape history, are not the haters.
I did not know many of the details relevant to the Iran and contra initiatives.