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George Bernard Shaw Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire the other is to get it.
Milan Kundera There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
Dennis Miller The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.
Tom Hayden The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle. One of the chapters of history that's least studied by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S. between 1965 and 1970.
Heraclitus Change alone is unchanging.
Sydney Smith Science is his forte, and omniscience his foible.
Sydney Smith Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Gail Simmons I'm tempted by everything. My husband makes fun of me because every day it's a new food that I love. I have a weakness for butterscotch pudding, ice cream in any flavor and dark chocolate, although that's one thing I do keep in my house - 70% dark chocolate.
Iris Murdoch Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Rod Blagojevich Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.
Clive Bell Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
Josiah Royce Our will makes constantly a sort of agreement with the world, whereby, if the world will continually show some respect to the will, the will shall consent to be strenuous in its industry.
Dee Dee Myers A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.
Jonathan Kozol When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston, there was a great deal of hope in the air. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive great, great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement.
Gordon Brown We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food.
Emma Bonino The knowledge of languages was very useful. I have a university degree in foreign languages and literature.
Jeff Bridges It's funny. You succeed, but now where are you gonna go from there? I've got to keep proving that I can laugh or cry more real each time.
Kevin Kline I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano.
Ronald Reagan We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
Branford Marsalis My dad was a musician, it was just what he did, like another guy's dad drives a meat truck. Our house was normal. We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician.
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