Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.

George Bernard Shaw

One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.

Liberty Hyde Bailey

Several studies, and a number of public statements by senior military and political personalities, testify that - except for disputes between the present nuclear states - all military conflicts, as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons.

Joseph Rotblat

Emancipation of women has made them lose their mystery.

Grace Kelly

Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.

Charles Wesley

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.

Kin Hubbard

The challenge in working in politics, particularly if you're working for a political party, is that everyone's a messenger.

Frank Luntz

The antagonisms between men and women express themselves in the most delicate phase of their life together - in their sexual relationship.

C. L. R. James

The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.

James Russell Lowell

Wouldn't it be great if we could look forward to a whole world in which no child will be left behind?

Colin Powell

When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like, 'Wow, they got real problems. They're my responsibility.' Oh my God. That is overwhelming.

Gwen Stefani

Facts are many, but the truth is one.

Rabindranath Tagore

The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.

Sophocles

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

George Sand

The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal.

Leonard Boswell

I realize I don't do a very good job in keeping up to date, but I try to.

Bob Dylan

We all thought of chicken as lean, protein-rich food that's good for weight watching, but the truth is chicken might actually be making us fatter!

Kathy Freston

Virtue is not photogenic. What is it to be a nice guy? To be nothing, that's what. A big fat zero with a smile for everybody.

Kirk Douglas

Hosting a TV show is a full-time job in which success is defined by it never ending.

John Hodgman

I think we are a product of all our experiences.

Sanford I. Weill

In most sports, your brain and your body will cooperate... But in rock climbing, it is the other way around. Your brain doesn't see the point in climbing upwards. Your brain will tell you to keep as low as possible, to cling to the wall and not get any higher. You have to have your brain persuading your body to do the right movements.

Jo Nesbo

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

Hillary Clinton

The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.

Henry Ward Beecher

I'm not supposed to be able to speak clearly, and decipher what's going on in the media. I'm supposed to be the typical amateur who's 22 and scared to death and can't believe he won the Olympics.

Carl Lewis