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Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you. Anna Lee

I was born in Palo Alto, California in 1961. Eric Allin Cornell

We are losing each day an average 50 to 60 people throughout the country, if not more. If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is. Iyad Allawi

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists. Honore de Balzac

We think that it is the best scientists working in the frontier fields of science who are best able to judge what is good and what is bad - if any - in the application of their scientific research. Kenichi Fukui

I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.' Fantasia Barrino

You know, it sounds corny, but I believe in myself. And I work hard. Arthur Godfrey

There are philosophical issues involved in that about choosing the right discount rate, the value, the future, and things like that which drive it. But its start with the premise that global warming is real and if you're a denier of that fact, then you're not going to find climate change mitigation policies to have particular appeal. Brad Carson

I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads. Graeme Murphy

The so-called alleged 'art' of the video - well, the video has killed the radio star, but the video star killed the live musician, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. John Lydon

Comment threads are the new therapy for people. They just go and post the worst things they can think of because they feel bad, and then other people start attacking them, and then they attack back. Chris Hardwick

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths. Muhammad Ali

We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression; we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation of relations of peace and amity with all nations. Franklin P. Adams

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute. Franklin P. Adams

A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks. Thomas Jefferson

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Martin Luther King, Jr.