Those who aspire to become devotees of God must give up meat, liquor and smoking.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Women like myself, CEOs, can pave the way for more women to get to the top.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The presidency is more than an honor, it is more than an office, it is a charge to keep and I will give it my all.
George W. Bush
When I was a teenager, I worked in New Orleans for a chef named Paul Prudhomme. That was a very important time in my life as a chef. I developed my palate and learned a lot. And here I am now. I specialize in modern Mexican and contemporary Latin cuisines.
And I don't get down on nobody else for doing whatever else they do. To each his own.
Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.
Never blame any day in your life. Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience and worst days give you a lesson.
You can sometimes learn more working with less talented people, because you learn to survive.
I try to speak my points of view about black America, and how I feel about black men and the role that black men should play in their lives with their children and in their lives with their women.
The summer of 1991, I took $2,000 of my savings and a desktop program, and I asked my friends to write 800 words about something they cared about. I got eight or nine articles and put them together. It was no frills, black and white, no graphics. I printed them out and just dumped piles around D.C.
For love must be a very foolish thing to look back upon, when it has brought persons born to affluence into indigence, and laid a generous mind under obligation and dependence.
The limelight is a tricky place, because you can't believe what's going on around you. You stop observing. You stop perceiving. You stop extending yourself, and you become isolated.
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Franklin P. Adams
Fury itself supplies arms.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Government help to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
Years of solitude had taught him that, in one's memory, all days tend to be the same, but that there is not a day, not even in jail or in the hospital, which does not bring surprises, which is not a translucent network of minimal surprises.
Jorge Luis Borges
What's happening now is that the market remains trading at very thin volumes and that can affect prices, even when just a handful of shares are traded, ... The decision of any fund to pull out from certain stock hits the price.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.