I'm proud of the U.S.A. We've done some amazing things. To wear our flag in the Olympics is an honor.
Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.
Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for.
I put on fifteen pounds of muscle, so that was a lot of eating chicken and a high protein, low-carb diet. Also a lot of heavy lifting and a very different kind of training with an ex-navy SEAL guy who wanted to kill me every time I got with him. In a good way.
The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there.
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana.
And I thought, when I have kids, that's the sort of well told, silly, and fun fairy tale that I would want to take them to. But it was an amazing experience. And I think Shrek is a real classic, a fairy tale classic.
Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.
Miguel de Cervantes
Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.
It was either Voltaire or Charlie Sheen who said, 'We are born alone. We live alone. We die alone. And anything in between that can give us the illusion that we're not, we cling to.'
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design.
The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God.