And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.St. Luke 2:1
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me.Abraham Lincoln
To fly from, need not be to hate, makind All are not fit with them to stir and toil, Nor is it discontent to keep the mind Deep in its fountain.George Gordon Byron
With reasonable men I will reason with humane men I will plea but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.William Lloyd Garrison
It is easier to pull down than to build up.Latin Proverb
The golden rule of cats that governs all relationships we have with people: you scratch my back, you scratch my back.David Fisher, Conversations with My Cat
Some people are pragmatists, taking things as they come and making the best of the choices available. Some people are idealists, standing for principle and refusing to compromise. And some people just act on any whim that enters their heads. I pragmatically turn my whims into principles - Calvin
Necessity is the mother of invention.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.