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"An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body."
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
?Men are what their mothers made them.?
Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
When his wife asked him to change clothes to meet the German Ambassador: "If they want to see me, here I am. If they want to see my clothes, open my closet and show them my suits."
"The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." (Sign hanging in Einstein's office at Princeton.)
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
"Good friend, always be open to the miracle of the second chance."
"What is your heaviest burden?" asked the child. "To have nothing to carry," answered the old man."
"They say marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightening."
"Let him who would move the world, first move himself."
"People of integrity make an easy target for critics because they stand upright." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)
"If you don't Stand For Something, you'll Fall For Anything."
"Believing in fortune cookies leads to a crummy life." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)
"It is easier to follow your leader if you have confidence in whom your leader is following." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)
"Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere."
"God must love the common man, He made so many of them."
Business conventions are important because they demonstrate how many people a company can operate without.
The world is divided into people who do things--and people who get the credit.
Working gets in the way of living.
?Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do?
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.?
?May you - Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, dance like no-one is watching, screw like it's being filmed, and drink like a true Irishman?
?Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.?
?Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.?
?Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.?
?A woman's work is never done?
Statistics indicate that, as a result of overwork, modern executives are dropping like flies on the nation's golf courses.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.
Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.
It's a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, It all depends on me.
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege.
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
The geat blessing of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it.
As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero, he no longer is.
The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other in opposite directions.
I knew a transsexual guy whose only ambition is to eat, drink, and be Mary.
If you?ve got a cat and a leg, you?ve got a happy cat. If you?ve got a cat and two legs, you?ve got a party.
Have you noticed that most of the women who are against abortion are women you wouldn?t want to fuck in the first place? There?s such balance in nature.
If Mark Sailor hadnt attempted to murder me he may be able to sleep and he wouldnt be locked up. He doesnt have a right to be out in society. He's a very dangerous person
Scouting is changing because society is changing. The nuclear families of the 50s and 60s are not the average families of today. But certain things won't change and thats the values that are taught
Its a way of helping a part of our society that can face these kinds of barriers
Having Chinese leaders come to Yale is a good way to create more understanding between the two societies
They've seen our country suffer in ways that none of us could have ever foreseen. There is a strong interest in giving back and being part of a society that is not selfish
The representatives from the St Vincent de Paul Society called us and asked if we would like to have part of their buil
Cohabitation among elderly people is becoming more common in Chinese society
Public and private sectors should collaborate more to benefit society
Its my position that he Posada has never been charged in this country of committing anything let alone been accused of trespassing or jaywalking. We have to show that he is not a danger to this society
How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether that society will survive. Thats why I am not against violence in the media I am against the glorification of immoral violence
I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.
Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption or both.
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people hands that is to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice.
Politics are the divine science after all.
Of all the enemies of public liberty war is perhaps the most to be dreaded.
Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.
If passion drives you let reason hold the reins.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery none but ourselves can free our minds.
I had like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
It are not as bad as you think It will look better in the morning.
Once upon a midnight dreary while I pondered weak and weary.
All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I am not the smartest fellow in the world but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations the relations within which these individuals stand.
There are no good girls gone wrong just bad girls found out.
Do not expect me to cry for all the reasons you had to die.