Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen.

Gertrude Stein

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Giacomo Casanova I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
Janelle Monae I won't sit here and say I've never had a pimple, but I try to have a really great diet, you know, lots of vegetables and fish. And I think stress plays a huge part too.
Donald O’Connor They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.
Alexis de Tocqueville There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
Richard Branson I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.
Arnold J. Toynbee Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
Jon Meacham Attacks on a politician's identity - questioning Romney's religion, say, or Obama's birthplace - tend to come when an opponent is desperate and can't sell himself.
Ramakrishna Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
Gore Vidal Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age.
Jack Kemp I can't understand why the Democratic parties seem so hostile to economic growth and business.
Garrett Hardin Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons.
Jim Morrison Film spectators are quiet vampires.
George Whitefield Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least.
Robert South The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
Jo Nesbo In most sports, your brain and your body will cooperate... But in rock climbing, it is the other way around. Your brain doesn't see the point in climbing upwards. Your brain will tell you to keep as low as possible, to cling to the wall and not get any higher. You have to have your brain persuading ...
Vera Wang The funny thing is that I'm the girl who no one sees at the beach. Ask anyone who's traveled with me. Normally, I'm in so many layers, I look like Lawrence of Arabia!
Liza Minnelli He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened.
Kevin Rudd By 2050, the Australian population is expected to grow from 22 million to 36 million. That increase alone will put huge pressure on our towns and our cities. We will need more homes, more roads, more rail lines, more hospitals, more schools, just to accommodate so many Australians.
Denise Juneau For some students, school is the only place where they get a hot meal and a warm hug. Teachers are sometimes the only ones who tell our children they can go from an Indian reservation to the Ivy League, from the home of a struggling single mom to the White House.
Pericles Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.

Gertrude Stein

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