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Spalding Gray I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.
Calvin Coolidge All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
George W. Bush Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
Nancy Pelosi If I cry, it's about the personal loss of a friend or something like that. But when it comes to politics - no, I don't cry.
Alan Watts And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on.
Conrad Aiken Music I heard with you was more than music, and bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate all that was once so beautiful is dead.
William Hazlitt The seat of knowledge is in the head of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right.
J. J. Abrams I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things.
Eleanor Roosevelt Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Marilyn Manson My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic, but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.
Sophia Bush Marriage is not about age it's about finding the right person.
Huston Smith Whether things turn out for the better depends on what we do. We ought not spend our time masterminding the future, but recognize our marching orders: to do the best we can for history and the planet.
James Wolcott On August 28,2010, Fox News messiah Glenn Beck hosted a 'Restoring Honor' revival meeting featuring sexy guest star Sarah Palin, much as Bob Hope would roll out Raquel Welch in white go-go boots on his U.S.O. tours to give our fighting men a morale lift in their khakis.
Bertrand Russell Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter second, telling other people to do so.
Jeff Sessions I certainly believe that improving our intelligence is of important national interest.
Preston Manning Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.
Ray Bradbury I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
Leonard Orr It takes as much imagination to create debt as to create income.
Mark Rydell It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled, and films were substantially better than they are today. But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses.
Christopher Lasch A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
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