Gilbert K. Chesterton

All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Friedrich Nietzsche And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Carmen Electra People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to 'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama.
David Cameron The biggest danger to the European Union comes not from those who advocate change, but from those who denounce new thinking as heresy. In its long history Europe has experience of heretics who turned out to have a point.
Carol Ann Duffy The moment of inspiration can come from memory, or language, or the imagination, or experience - anything that makes an impression forcibly enough for language to form.
Rebecca West It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk.
Al Gore A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
Michelle Obama And I come here as a daughter, raised on the South Side of Chicago - by a father who was a blue-collar city worker and a mother who stayed at home with my brother and me.
Jesse Ventura There are lots of people out there who think they know the truth about God and religion, but does anybody really know for sure? That's why the founding fathers built freedom of religious belief into the structure of this nation, so that everybody could make up their minds for themselves.
Miguel de Unamuno That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.
Eliphas Levi A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.
Rabindranath Tagore Age considers youth ventures.
Paul Muldoon For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.
Tom Allen While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
Maxwell Maltz The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
Patrick J. Kennedy For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
George Bernard Shaw If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
Jeff Ross I think Jersey stands alone, and because I'm from Jersey, I never make fun of where people are from. I'll make fun of what they look like, but I'll never make fun of where they are from. Jersey is special.
Benny Green Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention.
Willie Aames God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it - but God is building this thing.
Dennis Prager Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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