The time is always right to do what’s right.
Money talks: financing the periphery buys Berlin a leading role recasting the eurozone governance framework. The recent ‘six pack’ of legislative reforms hints at what’s to come: institutionalized fiscal discipline and an excessive imbalances procedure that protects against future moral hazard. The whole eurozone will tilt toward the German surplus model as we get more fiscal integration and more German leverage.ian bremmer
Character is not created with a single act, no matter how brilliant or bold. It is forged in the smallest of struggles, the product of a thousand, thousand strokes. Your tool for carving your character’s template lies, in the words of the poet Robert Lowell, within your “peculiar power to choose.” Ultimately, it is the choice of the fundamental over the frivolous, preferring what is true over what’s accepted, the choosing of what is right over what is easy.Gary Brochu
But whats the use of being old if you cant be dumb?John Henry O'Hara
I'll be true, I'll be useful...I'll be cavalier...I'll be yours my dear.and I'll belong to you...if you'll just let me through.this is easy as lovers go,so don't complicate it by hesitating.and this is wonderful as loving goes,this is tailor-made, whats the sense in waiting?chris carrabba
[Bart's voice] Yo, what’s happenin' man, this is Bart Simpson [laughs], [normal voice] [...] [Bart's voice] Just kidding, don’t hang up, this is Nancy Cartwright.nancy cartwright
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what’s known as infinity.jean cocteau
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on.jacques-yves cousteau
To form a truly free constitution, that’s to say, truly just and wise, the first point, the main point, the capital point, is that all the laws be agreed on by the people, after considered reflection, and especially having taken time to see what’s at stake…jean-paul marat
I went to a school that was founded on a lot of very radical ideals of how education should be changed. But what’s happening to schools like that sort of all over the country is in economic pressure they’re becoming more and more preparatory because that’s what people will really pay the money for private schooling for now.ezra miller
It seems that a lot of people, who haven’t known of me as a pianist, think I’ve just started off as a comedian. And so for them the piano was something extra. But, of course, playing the piano was something that came before all of what’s happened now.dudley moore
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on.Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Christian Science Monitor (21 July 1971)
And so that he can tell what’s happening, a puppeteer always watches his performance in a television monitor. In a way, the puppeteer becomes an audience to his own performance.Jim Henson
A fool puts her hand into a hollow tree without finding out what’s inside first.robert jordan
Our theories stand. We both see clearly; we know what’s right. Even if it’s not always possible to act on it, don’t you think it matters to be able to call things by their true names?Part IV, Chapter V (p. 386) (The Privilege of the Sword (2006))
What’s gone, and what’s past help, Should be past grief.Paulina, scene ii
“What are you doing here?” I asked at last. “Probably the same thing you are.” “What’s that?” She looked serious. “Why don’t you tell me?” I went back to my knife. “Sharpening my machete.” “I'm sharpening my mind ,” she said. “There is something to be done that will require an edge on both.”samuel r. delany
"I don’t really care that much about if I want to be more successful or less successful in art, because I never think life and art should be separate. What’s life if you don’t have conversation and joy and anger?"“Ai Weiwei "Every day I think, this will be the day I get taken in again..." in: Guardian, November 25, 2011.
To play chess on a truly high level requires a constant stream of exact, informed decisions, made in real time and under pressure from your opponent. What’s more, it requires a synthesis of some very different virtues, all of which are necessary to good decisions: calculatioñ, creativity and a desire for results. If you ask a Grandmaster, an artist and a computer scientist what makes a good chess player, you’ll get a glimpse of these different strengths in action.garry kasparov
What’s mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.Duke Vincentio, scene i
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