Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
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Jane Fonda We're still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch. That's the old metaphor: You're born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude.
Derek Walcott The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
Avicenna Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials.
Matthew Lesko There are few in America that really know how to take advantage of the current health care system.
William Feather Women lie about their age men lie about their income.
Mark Hyman We need a grassroots movement and government policies and programs to change the food landscape and the built environment to give our children a chance to have happy, healthy successful lives.
Shania Twain Fortunately, when you're a mom, the responsibility of caring for your child can keep you going.
Jon Porter As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest.
Tom Stoppard From as long as, literally as far back as I can remember I've liked puns, word jokes, I can literally recall looking at a comic at the age of six or seven and I remember what I enjoyed and what it was precisely and how the joke worked.
Jimmy Carter Unfortunately, after Sept. 11, there was an outburst in America of intense suffering and patriotism, and the Bush administration was very shrewd and effective in painting anyone who disagreed with the policies as unpatriotic or even traitorous.
Craig Ferguson The wedding took place in Vermont, where they have legalized gay civil unions, and I married a woman.
Susan Orlean I work at home, in the country, and days will go by when, except for my husband and son and the occasional UPS man, the only sentient creatures that see me are my chickens and turkeys.
Willie Mays In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
Jon Huntsman, Jr. I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American.
Etta James When I look out at the people and they look at me and they're smiling, then I know that I'm loved. That is the time when I have no worries, no problems.
Steve Martin Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
Nancy Pelosi The American people voted to restore integrity and honesty in Washington, D.C., and the Democrats intend to lead the most honest, most open and most ethical Congress in history.
John Charles Polanyi Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren't thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
Elizabeth I I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
Stephen Chbosky Well, I think that part of being young is not exactly knowing why you do some of the things that you do. And it's by exploring your life or experimenting or making mistakes and learning from them hopefully that you start to forge an identity.
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