As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
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Author: Samuel Pepys
You meet someone who changes your world and when they leave you’re left as a stranger in the world.
Angela Rae Harris
Boredom, that traitorous devil that posseses us to do things sometimes useless, and often stupid.
Like opium, nerve annihilation stretches up my veins to pump incinerating anguish through my body.
Beauty is the moment when time vanishes and eternity arises.
Living Life To…
Take away the pomp and circumstance, at the end of the day, only eternal things will be truly celebr
I love Michel Roux, Jr., and James Martin - the chefs who are experts in their own right, like Rick
Actualize the dreams now and don’t procrastinate them for the future. Use every second, minute and h
I knew you were the one when I realized your smile was my heaven, your laugh my favorite song, and y
There is, in every event, whether lived or told, always a hole or a gap, often more than one. If we
Live In The Mo…
I don't pay no mind to rules. Seems to me, rules are things made up by scared people too afraid to d
Destiny is the invention of the cowardly and the resigned.
Was I prone to sadness and melancholy? How could anyone like that? It wasn't that I wanted it; it wa
The advantage of having an artistic tradition is that the younger artist could see an organic link b
Kuo Pao Kun
You have lost your reason and taken the wrong path. You have taken lies for truth, and hideousness f
If the sun rolled back like an eye,it would see the mind of God.
Reading is dreaming with eyes wide open
The difference between science and the arts is not that they are different sides of the same coin ev
For meobedience to another is the decayof self
There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.
Michel de Montaigne
The best of today lays a great foundation for tomorrow.
Morning is sweet and always like a beautiful women, evening always shines like a man.
Life And Living
We will cry and bleed and lust and love, and we will cure death. We will be the cure. Because we wan
Writers On Wri…
Writing is the neck muscle allowing us to see the important stuff in our periphery.
Even still, we run. We have not reached our average of 57.92 years without knowing that you run thro
Be a peacemaker, seek peace.
When I was writing 'The Abstinence Teacher,' I really tried to immerse myself in contemporary Americ
But I have no mind for business and considered staying awake to be enough of an accomplishment.
Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the
Chris Van Hollen
There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free and educated woman, and there is no more
Angelina Jolie Pitt!
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the
There is no joy greater than the triumph of living.
Emmanuelle de Maupassant
We know from the material that was recovered from the bin Laden compound that bin Laden was looking
John O. Brennan
A blade of grass is a commonplace on Earth; it would be a miracle on Mars. Our descendants on Mars w
I used to read five psalms every day - that teaches me how to get along with God. Then I read a chap
Dad has shamelessly played the Mom card. Against which there is no defense.
This is the best world that we live in To lend and to spend and to give in: But to borrow or beg
Because knowledge does not need an academic greenhouse. It can bloom, anywhere.
Let's be honest. Sometimes art is dangerous, though. And that's why governments sometimes get nervou
I am an acquired taste. Do with that what you will.
Lisa Marie Perry
No, I just mean … I’m not into … this.”“This?” Her scowl deepens and her teeth bare. “Alie
Americans chose a limited government that exists to protect our rights, not to grant them.
If someone does not believe in fairies, he does not need to teach his children 'There are no fairies
One cloud is enough to eclipse all the sun.
To all those watching tonight from beyond our shores, from parliaments and palaces, to those who are
Some men borrow books some men steal books and others beg presentation copies from the author.
James Jeffrey Roche
Religion is for the intimacy of your heart, not for your tongue and hands to hurt others.
Gabbo De La Parra
We all have energy and when our energy aligns with what we are intending, we receive it.
Let your creative and imaginative mind run freely it will take you places you never dreamed of and p
The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley.An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For pr
Sportsmanship isn't about criticizing the "ONE" who didn't win on "That ONE"day... it's about apprec
Writers On Wri…
A tweet a day keeps writer's block away.
The problem we have in the world is that most people don’t take the time to develop themselves, even
King Samuel Benson
If someone was going to kill someone dear to you, and you could stop that person by killing them ins
Here is the secret to surviving one of these [airplane] crashes: Be male. In a 1970 Civil Aeromedica
I have known Hammy for years, he has been shot in the chest twice at point blank range with a sawn o
Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
Keep the Magic Alive!
I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gi
We are often at odds with our wise and loving Lord because the change he is working on is not the ch
Timothy D. Lane
Stand by; for I am holier than you!" What a parody on holiness! Jesus the Holy One is the humble One
World War I broke out largely because of an arms race, and World War II because of the lack of an ar
I have tried to tell him in a dozen different ways that I am only six inches tall. I've told him I a
Jennie Bates Bozic
All the movies that I have done I have not been in control of. Sometimes there is a contractual situ
Dreams alone with no acts toward achieving them are useless: no dreams at all is a condition of the
Absolute is a game with only one player where Absolute forgets itself so it would have a reason to f
Our biggest struggle as human beings is to project ourselves as something that society has deemed ad
When you open your heart, only then will the light come in.
As the campaign progressed, Armistead remembered what his parents had taught him: If you never tell
Creativity runs across many categories in life, from the arts-and-crafts project a mum or dad does w
Imagine a hundred million people clicking polls and typing in their favorite TV shows and products a
I thought 'The Artist' was a perfect way to find a good balance. The artistic challenge is obvious b
For-profit does not belong in a taxpayer-funded health system. For-profit means cutting medical serv
When the Buddha declares there is escape from sorrow, the escape is Nirvana, which is not a place, l
Law Of Attract…
A smart way of using your hands to make you look more interesting, thoughtful, and self-assured is t
Susan C. Young
Sometimes you know that you are destined to die, but somehow you are given a parenthesis after the p
A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children.
The future will either be green or not at all.
Books may not judge you, but people do.
Why does truth carry such a dreadful face? Why does subjugation carry such a happy mask? It becomes
If you knew the golden treasures of adversity, you will bravely embrace it.
You just wait.Soon, lovers all over the worldwill be reciting poems dedicated to you.This is my prom
I eat the hearts of girls and puke slugs and snails.
If you can’t define something you have no formal rational way of knowing that it exists. Neither can
Robert M. Pirsig
You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.
We are at the dawn of a technological arms race, an arms race between people who are using technolog
I learned early in my career to not let myself get in the way of humor but, instead, find what is gr
Most companies that win don't have a unique strategy; quite the opposite, they are doing what everyo
Robert G. Thompson
Now you look here. All your father ever dreamed of for you was to do something you loved in life. He
Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.
Positive Thinking Is Practical There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy chan
You can’t make someone your everything because when they are gone you have nothing left.
Past, I am letting you go. Future, I will see you tomorrow. Present, I love you, live in you, celebr
You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a
Virtue is what happens when habitual choices have been wise.
Your first book is the only one that matters. Perhaps a writer should write only that one. That is t
Children need love especially when they do not deserve it.
Harold S. Hulbert
O Allah, You know me better than I know myself, and I know myself better than these people who prais
Abu Bakr al-Siddiq
It was the sheer variety of the pain that stopped me from crying out. It came from so many places, s
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