Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.

Joseph Butler

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Arthur Schopenhauer Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
Wayne Gretzky I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.
Vladimir Lenin The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
Bob Woodward I think people are smart enough to sort it out. They know when they're watching one of these food fight shows where journalists sit around and yell and scream at each other, versus serious issue reporting.
Benito Mussolini War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
Philip Kaufman To me, thoughts are fun and art is fun. The strength of our society should not be idle entertainments but the joy of pursuing ideas.
Oscar Hammerstein II A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it, A song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away!
Evangeline Lilly Even if you're unhappy, just pretend that you're happy. Eventually, your smile will be contagious to yourself. I had to learn that. I used to think, 'I'm being fake,' but you know what? Better to be fake and happy than real and miserable.
Epictetus The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Henry Ford We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
Ed Markey It is common knowledge that smoking is considered one of the nation's leading causes of preventable death, but it's less widely known that cigarettes are also the leading cause of fatal fires.
Jeremy Bentham The age we live in is a busy age in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
Lafcadio Hearn For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete.
Zinedine Zidane We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Brian Baird If you set as your goal to roll back the size of government, you have an obligation to answer the tough questions and show real courage, not just appeal to ideology. Treat the voters like adults.
Viola Davis I do believe that there are African Americans who have thick accents. My mom has a thick accent my relatives have thick accents. But sometimes you have to adjust when you go into the world of film, TV, theatre, in order to make it accessible to people.
Cat Cora We incorporated new tastes and flavors into our kids' diets from a very early age, which helped to develop their palates and prevented them from becoming picky eaters. We don't buy junk food and give them options of fresh fruit, yogurt, raw almonds, or dried whole grain cereals for snack time.
Ansel Adams There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
Gary Bauer Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age.
Jon Landau What makes the Stones' arrogance so divine is that we all believe that long ago and far away they weren't rich and famous but poor and struggling, just like us.

Joseph Butler

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