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" I have been known for some time as a person who speaks the truth and speaks it strongly. I have always called a liar a liar and a hypocrite a hypocrite. "
" The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through. "
Alexis de Tocqueville
" Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
" Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you. "
" Don't waste your time away thinkin' 'bout yesterday's blues. "
Jon Bon Jovi
" I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be the spark that has set off a raging inferno. "
" To read the Bible is of itself a laudable occupation and can scarcely fail of being a useful employment of time; but the habit of reflecting upon what you have read is equally essential as than of reading itself, to give it all the efficacy of which it is susceptible. "
John Quincy Adams
" The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who... burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles. "
" Although I know it's unfair I reveal myself one mask at a time. "
" The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done. "
" Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. "
" My father wasn't around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, 'Why me? Why don't I have a father? Why isn't he around? Why did he leave my mother?' But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, 'I don't know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?' "
" I'm a human being. I've got opinions, I'm not always right, I'm not always on time, I don't always say things in the proper way, but my intentions are always extremely pure. "
" Everything always looked better in black and white. Everything always looked as if it were the first time; there's always more people in a black and white photograph. It just makes it seem that there were more people at a gig, more people at a football match, than with colour photography. Everything looks more exciting. "
" One of my favourite things to think about is, if you could be invisible and go back in time, where would you go? I've always said ancient Egypt. I would love to see them building the pyramids, and I've always had a real fascination with medieval time and monarchy in medieval times. "
" Close to a billion people - one-eighth of the world's population - still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve. "
" It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office. "
" When Time is spent, Eternity begins. "
Helen Hunt Jackson
" The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever. "
" Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth. "
" My life is not that glamorous. I actually live a pretty simple life, really. I just work. I don't have time to do all these glamorous things. I just do my thing, just work. "
" Recruiters in our country are known for lying to people. "
" We believe in working hard and having fun at the same time. It's a way of life for me, and I feel tremendous. "
" In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. "
" We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. "
" I learn something every time I go into the mountains. "
" I am not a woman on Monday, an immigrant on Tuesday, a worker on Wednesday, and a mom on Thursday, I am all of those things all of the time, and I am going to fight for all of those things all of the time. "
" We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time. "
" Leadership is inspiring people. Management is keeping the trains running on time. "
" I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times. "
" There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air. "