Bret Harte

Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry.

Bret Harte

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Drew Carey Being a celebrity you always get really good seats to sporting events but you never get as good seats as the photographers get. And I really love sports. So one of the scams I have going now is I want to learn sports photography so I can get better seats at a sporting event.
Georg C. Lichtenberg Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
Josh Gad It's weird to say, but every time I look at my daughter and I see this little living breathing thing that came from me, that represents all of the hopes and dreams that I would want for her, I see a miracle.
Patti Smith Good news doesn't necessarily have to be a positive thing. Bringing good news is imparting hope to one's fellow man.
Will Durant In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
Martha Plimpton I am not a morning person. I like to sleep in.
Tony Kushner You have to have hope. It's irresponsible to give false hope, which I think a lot of playwrights are guilty of. But I also think it's irresponsible to simply be a nihilist, which quite a lot of playwrights, especially playwrights younger than me, have become guilty of.
Javier Bardem I think we are living in selfish times. I'm the first one to say that I'm the most selfish. We live in the so-called 'first world,' and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy.
Virginia Woolf Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.
Richard V. Allen This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.
Michael Chiklis Patience has never been my strong suit.
Emanuel Cleaver Hope is the motivation that empowers the unemployed, enabling them to get out of bed every single morning with unbounded enthusiasm as they look for work.
James Laughlin I think there's no excuse for the American poetry reader not knowing a good deal about what is going on in the rest of the world.
Thomas Jefferson I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.
Emil Zatopek It's at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.
Richard Powers This idea that a book can either be about character and feeling, or about politics and idea, is just a false binary. Ideas are an expression of the feelings and the intense emotions we hold about the world.
Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr. We knew that if the photos of CIA officers conducting authorized EIT (enhanced interrogation techniques) ever got out, the difference between a legal, authorized, necessary, and safe program and the mindless actions of some MPs (military police) would be buried by the impact of the images.
Laura Riding Because most people are not sufficiently employed in themselves, they run about loose, hungering for employment, and satisfy themselves in various supererogatory occupations. The easiest of these occupations, which have all to do with making things already made, is the making of people: it is called...
Robert Bork The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law.

Bret Harte

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