The kingdom of God or nothing.John Taylor, former president of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints
What was significant about the laughter . . . was not just the fact that it provides internal exercise for a person . . .a form of jogging for the innards, but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work, too.Norman Cousins
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.Elizabeth II
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.Franois Auguste Ren Rodin
When a man has cast his longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.Thomas Jefferson
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one.Lois McMaster Bujold
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.