I think that it's always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.
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Samuel Johnson Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
U Thant The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity.
Donna Dixon I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue.
Jet Li When I was 8 years old, I knew nothing about martial arts. The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts, and put me in a school.
Samuel Johnson Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
Charles Schumer I respect people who feel things passionately. I do. But when someone is a judge, that is not what they should bring to the bench. It is not really passion, except in rare instances, that serves the bench well. It is, rather, an ability to understand the law and follow it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Thomas Paine It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
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Reba McEntire Besides, I'm a gypsy at heart and I like to travel around.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt To be honest, I sort of feel like 'movie actor' isn't of this time. I love it. But it's a 20th-century art form.
Sydney J. Harris The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
Roberto Cavalli I know I have to be like people expect, because people love to dream with me, they like to think that I love my boat of 50 metres, that I drink Cristal for breakfast, that I dance until five o'clock in the morning. I am not like that.
Lord Byron America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
Helen Hayes People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
Karen Armstrong We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
Henry David Thoreau There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
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