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David TalbotMy favorite thing is still journalism. I'm almost 50. This has been my life ever since I was in college.
English ProverbHe that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.
George CareyI believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
Amanda SeyfriedI don't want to be in magazines everyday, because I don't want people to get used to one thing.
SpinozaWill and intellect are one and the same thing.
SophoclesHow dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth!
Blaise PascalWe know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. (Thoughts, Chap. x. 1., Translated by O. W. Wight)
ProverbWhen we can't find peace in ourselves it is vain to look for it elsewhere.
Franklin Pierce AdamsNinety-two percent of the stuff told you in confidence you couldn't get anyone else to listen to.
VirgilFortune favours the bold.
Mark TwainYou can straighten a worm, but the crook is in him and only waiting.
Norman MailerGiving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.
Theodore RooseveltThe American people abhor a vacuum.
Francis Ford CoppolaListen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it's that I don't know anything about human nature.
Ronald ReaganWe did not condone and do not condone the shipment of arms [to Iran].
Niccolo MachiavelliSeverities should be dealt out all at once, so that their suddenness may give less offense; benefits ought to be handed ought drop by drop, so that they may be relished the more.
James Weldon JohnsonYou are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun.
Thomas Babington MacaulayThe English doctrine that all power is a trust for the public good.
John HurtObviously, the arrogance of my own nature in regards to other people's work would suggest that I think I'm talented.
Norman MailerUltimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
Clint EastwoodI have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
Tahar Ben Jelloun There are very few great poets in the world.
Joel OsteenDo all you can to make your dreams come true.
Charles StanleyI'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.
Mary DalyWe will look upon the earth and her sister planets as being with us, not for us. One does not rape a sister.

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