The scientist does not study nature because it is useful he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful.
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David Cameron Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens.
Joan Lunden Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Don Winslow You know, I mean this sincerely, you know, I'm so grateful that I get to get up in the morning and do this, you know, and write books.
James A. Garfield Man cannot live by bread alone he must have peanut butter.
William Congreve There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.
Kirstie Alley When I was straight, I had the courage and energy to become an actress. I owe my career to my will to stop using.
Angelina Jolie And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.
Richard Dawkins Design can never be an ultimate explanation for anything. It can only be a proximate explanation. A plane or a car is explained by a designer but that's because the designer himself, the engineer, is explained by natural selection.
Wesley Snipes I had faith in the concept and the theory that all Americans are endowed with the right to a fair trial and I would be fairly judged and fairly tried.
Francis Bacon Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky Americans try to talk about positive family values, although the actual state of things is disastrous.
E. O. Wilson The work on ants has profoundly affected the way I think about humans.
Gloria Steinem If you say, I'm for equal pay, that's a reform. But if you say. I'm a feminist, that's a transformation of society.
Orson Welles We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Daniel Boone We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
H. G. Wells Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
Elizabeth Jennings For me, poetry is always a search for order.
John C. Maxwell Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
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Edward Hopper Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature's phenomena before it can again become great.
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