Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
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Christopher Lasch In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is God's gift to the world. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is God's gift to the collective.
Mitt Romney The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
Hillary Clinton I always supported the women I worked with having time off to go to parent-teacher conferences and doctors' appointments or bringing their infants into the office.
Emily Dickinson To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Thomas Paine One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.
Curtis Stone These days I travel so much it's hard to get into a routine. When I'm on the road, I tend to use hotel gyms. When I'm home in L.A., I like to hike and hit the surf. All in all, I try to keep a balanced diet and exercise routine, which has stood me in good stead to date.
Epictetus Only the educated are free.
Ashley Greene I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad. I would never wish anything negative on them. It takes more energy to hate them than to wish them well.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Death is a commingling of eternity with time in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
Jonathan Safran Foer I usually write away from home, in coffee shops, on trains, on planes, in friends' houses. I like places where there's stuff going on that you can lift your eyes, see something interesting, overhear a conversation.
Samuel Butler The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
John Donne God employs several translators some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.
Carrie Fisher I have a mess in my head sometimes, and there's something very satisfying about putting it into words. Certainly it's not something that you're in charge of, necessarily, but writing about it, putting it into your words, can be a very powerful experience.
Henry Ward Beecher Law represents the effort of man to organize society governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Richard Russo If my career continues along its current arc, people will probably look at me and see a writer who is obsessed with the relationship between rich and poor and with how the rich somehow or other always manage to betray the poor, even when they don't mean to.
Maurice Strong Ted Turner is still a leader. And he sets a great example. His ability financially has been reduced, but his influence and his example still is an important asset to the whole environmental movement.
Tom Colicchio Even cooking at home, the difference between my wife cooking and me cooking is major. When my wife cooks, the kitchen looks like a disaster. When I cook it's completely clean and organized and it doesn't look like anyone has been cooking in there.
Seth Lloyd Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.
Joel Rosenberg I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.
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