God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

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Steven Spielberg I interviewed survivors, I went to Poland, saw the cities and spent time with the people and spoke to the Jews who had come back to Poland after the war and talked about why they had come back.
Jeb Bush But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.
Ai Weiwei To work in architecture you are so much involved with society, with politics, with bureaucrats. It's a very complicated process to do large projects. You start to see the society, how it functions, how it works. Then you have a lot of criticism about how it works.
M. Scott Peck Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.
Jerry Saltz Willem de Kooning is generally credited for coming out of the painterly gates strong in the forties, revolutionizing art and abstraction and reaching incredible heights by the early fifties, and then tailing off.
Nelson Mandela There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non-violence against a government whose only reply is savage attacks on an unarmed and defenceless people.
Bono You've got to watch the politics of AIDS. The politics of AIDS can work both for and against the victims of AIDS.
Jean Paul Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Ben Quayle I welcome the President and working with him to try to get some of that medical malpractice reform so we can get the cost of health care to come down.
Gerry Adams But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that.
Todd McFarlane I even knew some of the dialogue but it was definitely cool to look at. We always argue that the movies should be loyal but in this case I could argue that it might have been too loyal.
Ashton Kutcher I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can't sit still.
Junior Seau As I was coming up, it always seemed like I was learning. If it wasn't from school, it was the 'hood. The influences of the 'hood are very powerful.
Candice Swanepoel I'd like to one day be featured on a list of inspirational people who have made a difference in the world, whether it be helping underprivileged people or putting an end to the poaching of wildlife in Africa.
Mitch Daniels No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be.
Mark Zuckerberg My friends are people who like building cool stuff. We always have this joke about people who want to just start companies without making something valuable. There's a lot of that in Silicon Valley.
Linda Fiorentino I would like to do maybe a smaller romantic comedy.
Oscar Wilde Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.
A. P. Herbert The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
Flip Wilson My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.

C. S. Lewis

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