Carol Ann Duffy

Poetry and prayer are very similar.

Carol Ann Duffy

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt As soon as you are trying to be funny or dramatic, that's when things start feeling fake and boring.
Jeff Ross I've actually tried to roast somebody that I don't like, and it doesn't go well. Either they're a bad sport or I'm not as funny as I could be.
Paul Ryan And if small businesspeople say they made it on their own, all they are saying is that nobody else worked seven days a week in their place. Nobody showed up in their place to open the door at five in the morning. Nobody did their thinking, and worrying, and sweating for them.
Lech Walesa Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
Albert J. Nock As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
George Bernard Shaw The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
Karl Jaspers If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed: a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts.
Arnold Rothstein Don't go away. I don't want to be alone. I can't stand being alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Rick Santorum I believe in capitalism for everybody, not necessarily high finance but capitalism that works for the working men and women of this country who are out there paddling alone in America right now.
Christopher Alexander There is one timeless way of building. It is a thousand years old, and the same today as it has ever been. The great traditional buildings of the past, the villages and tents and temples in which man feels at home, have always been made by people who were very close to the center of this way.
Martin Luther Every man must do two things alone he must do his own believing and his own dying.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.
Lionel Blue During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school.
Ralph Nader I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Hank Ketcham Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out.
Desiderius Erasmus It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Lance Armstrong Portland, Oregon won't build a mile of road without a mile of bike path. You can commute there, even with that weather, all the time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.

Carol Ann Duffy

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