Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
Lyndon Johnson is not a comfortable model for President Obama to imitate. He is an all-but-forgotten president – pilloried for the failed war in Vietnam and criticized for grandiose reforms conservatives denounce as the epitome of federal social engineering that costs too much and does too little.
I loved to read, but I always thought that the dream was too far away. The person who had written the book was a god, it wasn’t a person.
Too clever is dumb.
First our pleasures die – and then our hopes, and then our fears – and when these are dead, the debt is due dust claims dust – and we die too.
We were now, as I before mentioned, upon this St. Joseph’s trail. It was evident, by the traces, that large parties were a few days in advance of us; and as we too supposed them to be Mormons, we had some apprehension of interruption.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
If the search engines don’t respect the creators, there won’t be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too.