A man wants what a woman hassex. He can steal it (rape), persuade her to give it away (seduction), rent it (prostitution), leaseit over thelong term (marriage inthe United States), or own it outright (marriage in most societies).
Much more wretched than lackof health inthe body, it is to dwell with a soul that is not healthy, but corrupt.Plato
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night inthe dusty recesses of their mindswake inthe day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the dayare dangerous men, for they mayact their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.Arabia
Sometimes, in order to imitate the original, it is necessary toput something that isnot inthe original into a portrait in marble.
Cold inthe earthand the deepsnow piled abovethee, Far, far, removed, cold in the dreary grave! Have I forgot, my only Love, to love thee, Severed at last byTime's all-serving wave?
And, behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and break in pieces the rocks before the Lord; but the Lord was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the Lord was not in the earthquake: And after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.Bible (Old Testament)
'Mary, what made you do it?' She looked him honestly inthe faceand gavetheanswer that became famous in Deptford: 'He was very civil, 'Masa. And he wanted it so badly.'Robertson Davies
Experience shows that great enterprises seldom end with a tidy and satisfactory flourish. Together, we are doingourbesttore-establishpeaceand civil order inthe Gulf region, and to help those members of civil and ethnic minorities who continuetosuffer through no fault oftheirown.If wesucceed,ourmilitarysuccesswill have achieved its true objective.
Le bonheur de l'homme n'est pas dans la liberte , mais dans l'acceptation d'un devoir. Man'shappiness doesnot come from freedom but inthe acceptance of a task.
There isnothing good tobe had inthe country, or ifthere is, they will not let you have it.william hazlitt
Politics are now nothing morethanmeans of rising inthe world.
There are many wrongs inthe world, but nonethat could be righted by the terrorist's program.George Jonas
You're blessed with a woman's brain: vague, slippery, inexact, interested only inthe personal aspect of a thing.
ThetheoryoftheCommunistsmay be summedup inthe single sentence: Abolition of private property.
We do not need art museums to worship dead works, weneed living factories ofthesoulinthestreets, inthe trams, in the factories, in studios, and in the workers' houses.vladimir mayakovsky
Good scientists often possess old-fashioned virtues of the kind school teachers have always professed to despair of ever inculcating in us. These are: a sanguine temperament that expects to solve a problem; power of applicationand thekind of fortitudethat keepsscientists erect inthe face of muchthat might otherwise cast them down; and above all, persistence, a refusal bordering upon obstinacy to give in and admit defeat.
He passed rapidly through his marriages toVirginia Cherrill,Barbara Huttonand Betsy Drakeand filled inthe lonely gaps between them by falling in and out of love with most of his leading ladies, which, as his output of films was prodigious, underlined the excellence of his physical condition.
The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably inthe circuits of a digital computeror thegears of a cycle transmission ashe does at thetop of a mountainor in the petals of a flower.
In every case, agricultural as well as manufacturing profits are lowered by a rise in the price of raw produce, if it be accompanied by a rise of wages. ...The natural tendency of profits is to fall; for in the progress of society and wealth, the additional quantity of food required is obtained by the sacrifice of more and more labour.David Ricardo
It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look hisneighbour inthe faceand see a mannot a colour.
Surely inthe creation of theheavens and earth and inthe alternation of night and day there are signs for men possessed of minds who remember God, standing and sitting andontheir sides,and reflect uponthecreationof the heavens and the earth.'Our Lord, thou has not created this for vanity!'The Koran
Napoleon did not manoeuvre at all. He just moved forward inthe old style, in columns, and was drivenoff in the old style.
Ninety-ninepercent of the people inthe world are fools, and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Close by the Hudson, inthe iron palaces of Art glare down On such as, wandering in the streets below, Perambulate in glamorous SoHo, A spot acclaimed by savant and by bard As forcing chamber of the Avant-Garde.
In this war, we demand nothing that is peculiar to ourselves; only thatthe world be made fit and safeto live in.The programme oftheworld'speace, therefore, is our programme.