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It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh. Emile Durkheim

We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay? Laura Ingraham

Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships. Barbara Bush

I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep. Brad Bird

I am deeply convinced that happiness does not exist in this world. Taylor Caldwell

Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities. James Baldwin

I would love to work with Kristin Wiig one day. I find her hilarious, and I totally idolize her. Kelli Berglund

Yes, but the great thing about all the people - and I don't think there is any exception - who I've worked with is they've all been very, very talented musicians. Joan Armatrading

I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession. John Wooden

Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity. Abu Bakr

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. Dante Alighieri

You create your opportunities by asking for them. Shakti Gawain

Angels possess greater powers than do human beings. Walter Lang

The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. J. Robert Oppenheimer

Let us have peace. Ulysses S. Grant

Mobile is a lot closer to TV than it is to desktop. Mark Zuckerberg

Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories. Celia Green

A person is born with a liking for profit. Xun Zi

Japanimation is a whole different art form. Lucy Liu

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Joseph Addison