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Aiden Wilson Tozer
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Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.
Isaac of Nineveh
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
I love it when somebody makes me laugh - it's what attracts me to people.
Real life doesn't exist on a network television comedy. They just don't let you travel down any road that is presumably 'dark.'
People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way, in an informal network. If you create an environment like that, it's much more effective and much more efficient.
We have a full writers' room, and with something like 'MyMusic,' we've scripted it out with professional writers. There is some very basic improv from the actors, but everything is very to the letter, so it's easy to edit down to an episode. There are fun little things an actor might throw in there.
Three months. I was playing the organ for three months. It was a challenge for me in the beginning.
I don't like the idea of playing a one-dimensional character who is just fearless, strong, and killer and has instincts and just thrives in dangerous circumstances - that's really boring to me, and I don't think it represents what most women feel inside.
Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.
When people say 'You're so beautiful' it makes me want to kill myself! As an actress you want to be seen for what you do, for the characters you can play, otherwise I'd be a model.
The media dresses things up. There's a lot of inaccuracy.
The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
I can still smell the tear gas in the Hilton Hotel.
I've always said that I don't believe in Santa Claus, but I could make a great movie about him if I set my mind to it.
Many original occupiers believe the political system has become so corrupt that even participating in it, engaging with it, corrupts the movement. I understand what they are saying. But often, change does come more quickly from the inside rather than the outside. My advice: try both. But don't try violence.
If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
When I was 13, I auditioned for the theater school, and I was there for four years. In the meantime, I did my first three movies, all in Cuba.
Ana de Armas
Humans are still much better than computers at recognizing speech.
Right after 'Friday Night Lights' ended, I was in sort of an existential crisis.
A company has a greater responsibility than making money for its stockholders. We have a responsibility to our employees to recognize their dignity as human beings.
People need to be more aware of how they're affecting people.
And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who... how successful you are.
I think golf is a waste of time and a waste of a sunny afternoon. I also stink at it. I have never found anything, including divorce and a sexual harassment suit, more frustrating.
So the - the part of the problem is not just the rhetoric. It's the fact that we - we're so polarized in what we've done to each other as parties over the last thirty years in redistricting that it's very, very hard to overcome your own constituencies and move to the middle.
I represent 740,000 people who live in Brooklyn and in Staten Island. And I have to vote the way I see is in their interests and their interests only.
I'm not one for neon colors.
I don't think people can watch University of Texas basketball or football games with me - really, anything Texas is playing - without wanting to punch me in the face. I'm as big a Longhorn fan as you'll find.
Sugar and chocolate, anything that boosts your serotonin levels, is something people, I think, crave.
One of the earliest institutions in every New England community was a pair of stocks. The first public building was a meeting-house, but often before any house of God was builded, the devil got his restraining engine.
Alice Morse Earle
I've covered tornadoes and other natural disasters. I wasn't on the ground for Katrina. But as our helicopter descended toward Mexico Beach, I just saw an entire town gone. Leveled, with the exception of a condo still standing here and there.
I have watched lives change. I have seen women gain confidence.
You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.
I love a woman who can out-eat me.
Most of the great directors I've worked with - De Palma, Spike Lee - like rehearsals.
I got a cable from New York saying that what I'd written about the growth of Soviet agricultural production didn't make sense because the same levels were reached under the czars. I wanted to confirm it, but by then the censors were on to me.
The men I worked for didn't look at me as having any gender at all. They regarded me more as a workhorse.
When making documentaries, the most important thing I learned was to listen, observe gestures and facial expressions.
The Most Important
I would jump off the Willis Tower, which is the tallest building in Chicago, to support Hillary Clinton.
Danny K. Davis
The Obama administration has consistently refused to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli territory, let alone as the capital of Israel.