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"Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster."

"I think that generally music should be a positive thing I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music and when he went to a place he didn't go to play he went to conquer."

"Everything's complicated even those things that seem flat in their bleakness or sadness."

"I would hope everyone would be a feminist."

"I beg you take courage the brave soul can mend even disaster."

"I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace."

"Definitely they write themselves. It's an amazing experience. It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting on my shoulder talking to me telling me their tales."

"We need a number of solutions - we need more efficiency and conservation. Efficiency is a big one. I think car companies need to do a lot better in producing more efficient cars. They have the technology we just need to demand them as consumers."

"Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in."

"I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden and I go 'Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.'"

"I respect country music because I feel like it's more about the talent and the songwriting and I put on a big show and we have a lot of stuff but I feel confident in myself enough as an artist and a singer that I can have all of those fun toys and know that we don't need all the bells and whistles either."

"Diets like clothes should be tailored to you."

"He's got everything. He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships but it's a matter of time. He's an outstanding talent. I didn't realize how tall he is."

"Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent."

"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."

"Everyone makes pesto in a food processor. But the texture is better with a mortar and pestle and it's just as fast."

"I'd wake up in the morning and I would think 'Where am I?' I'd have to gather myself."

"It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave."


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"To a billion people around the world surviving on just a dollar a day the question of what to eat tonight is more about life and death than about recipes. The struggle of poor people around the globe weighs heavily on me especially now that I am a mother which is why I work with Oxfam."

"A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks mostly sits."

"There's no point in swanning through and being cool as a breeze in every scene. It's not really that interesting. Even if you're a superhero."

"If you have a government that is elected they need to do the hard work - because if they don't they won't be around the next time the ballot box is open."

"The legal system is often a mystery and we its priests preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens."

"There's my education in computers right there this is the whole thing everything I took out of a book."

"I think that economic patriotism is the very foundation of a European vision."

"If you do cardio one day and the next day you can do weights do it that way. If you need to do it at night or in the morning do it that way. Whatever you need to get it done just get it done."

"Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity and a sign of death as well."

"And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death."

"Good humor is the health of the soul sadness is its poison."

"A chronicle is very different from history proper."

"I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you're famous... and it's not. You just buy more stuff."

"Patriotism has served at different times as widely different ends as a razor which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person."

"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality order and diligence without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."

"I'm still living the life where you get home and open the fridge and there's half a pot of yogurt and a half a can of flat Coca-Cola."

"Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon."

Ron Paul

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"There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers."

"I think by planning an exercise regime your diet follows to some extent."

"College atheletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil."

"That said ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables."

"I was very clear that I wanted to keep 'Thor' out of the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues. And the success of the book I think speaks well to that decision."

"Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers adapted to local circumstances and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future."

"Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice."

"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry prophecy and religion all in one."

"In science there is only physics all the rest is stamp collecting."

"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set I go into the other room and read a book."

"Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies then yes that's true big-time success. If not it's much ado about nothing."

"Over and over again financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over they ignobly fail because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them."

"Hip-hop's always reached out to kids. If you look at the last 10 big albums it might seem ironic. But when I look at the history of this music it's always had a lot of positivity."

"To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage."

"I don't believe war is a way to solve problems. I think it's wrong. I don't have respect for the people that made the decisions to go on with war. I don't have that much respect for Bush. He's about war I'm not about war - a lot of people aren't about war."

"Honesty is the cruelest game of all because not only can you hurt someone - and hurt them to the bone - you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time."

"To see a player dunk in women's college basketball is just amazing. It's great to see that the game has reached that level now."

"No failure in America whether of love or money is ever simple it is always a kind of betrayal of a mass of shadowy shared hopes."

"Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity."

"Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics."

"Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ."

"What people fear most about tragedy is its randomness - a taxi cab jumps the curb and hits a pedestrian a gun misfires and kills a bystander. Better to have some rational cause and effect between incident and injury. And if cause and effect aren't possible better that there at least be some reward for all the suffering."

"In a society in which equality is a fact not merely a word words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables."

"Fear is a huge thing for older people."

"Books have led some to learning and others to madness."

"We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work which proves that man was not born to rest."

"If Obamacare is allowed to stand - and Congress is allowed to make the purchase of government-endorsed health insurance compulsory - there will be no meaningful limit on Washington's reach into the lives of the American people. That is certainly not what the Founders intended."

"To bare our souls is all we ask to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other celebrating our love."

"I think when you're learning an instrument you are restricted because much of it is the noise of individual theory and your ability to play the instrument."

"Now that I have found someone I'm feeling more alone... than I ever have before."

"I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre this type of story and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some version of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing - taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before."

"Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities."

"And finally I twist my heart round again so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be and could be if there weren't any other people living in the world."

"When you learn that a truth is a lie anger follows."

"The way you continue to be a successful business is you don't wait for the car to go off the cliff. You have to manage yourself. And make sure you do it in the right way so you are not making decisions in crisis."

"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does."

"I was silent as a child and silenced as a young woman I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth now but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect."

"I can travel anywhere in the world and I can pretty much fit in."

"I have nothing against younger women and older men on screen. What is sad is that so many women over 40 who have so much to give aren't being considered to play opposite men their own age or younger."

Rene Russo

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"This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption."

"Sometimes when I'm alone I put on six inch heels and wear nothing else and dance around in front of the mirror and do my little stripper dance."

"Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."

"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"

"Fast cars are my only vice."

"I have the same attitude with work - I like to go to work I like to work really hard I like to give everything my all I like to try things that are new you know."

"If you want to become a great chef you have to work with great chefs. And that's exactly what I did."

"I taped my first series for PBS in 1982 at WJCT-TV in Jacksonville Florida. The show called 'Everyday Cooking with Jacques Pepin' was about saving time and money in the kitchen - and it was a celebration of simple and unpretentious food."

"What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times."

"I mean I love L.A. - I love living here. But I wish that we could make things without the need to hit a home run every single time. It's a unique thing to Hollywood that if you don't do that every time then you're considered a failure. But it's like 'Well are you making movies to be successful? Or are you making movies to learn something?'"

"The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts."

"I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll be a great actress."

"If not for the success that medicine has made I might be part of a much different story right now."

"To generalize on women is dangerous. To specialize on them is infinitely worse."

"People of Berlin - people of the world - this is our moment. This is our time."

"I eventually became proud of my strikeouts because each one represented another learning experience."

"You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time but you cannot fool all the people all the time."

"Society is the union of men and not the men themselves."

"Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save invest innovate and work."

"But it's a blessing to be so successful within a year it's the greatest feeling in the world making money and doing the things that I'm doing and I definitely trying to continue doing what I'm doing."


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"Throughout the past there has been a lack of intimacy affection and regard for Islam by Christianity. This to a large extent has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand."

"Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone."

"In today's knowledge-based economy what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector for example pay 85 percent more than the private sector average."

"I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer the beer stronger the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer."

"It's plain hokum. If you can't convince 'em confuse 'em. It's an old political trick. But this time it won't work."

"People always love and respect characters who speak the truth even if the truth hurts."