And the only thing to do with a sin is to confess, do penance and then, after some kind of decent interval, ask for forgiveness.
Joseph J. Ellis
If you think you can do it, you can.
TV is what sells your product.
Well, of course I think people can be forgiven. But our justice system is not set up to dispense forgiveness. You can go to the local priest for that.
I do not support gambling in this state.
The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.
Largely this is a class thing - writers tend to be cosseted little middle-class kiddies who think that the world owes them a royalty cheque. But just doing it - being in your room for years on end, locked in your head, alone with invented ghosts - it weakens and softens the body. And I know I can't just live in my head.
Imperialism or globalization - I don't have to care what it's called to hate it.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
I have the obsessiveness of someone who's a sober, recovering addict displacing his addiction. Except I never had the addiction.
I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.
Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.
I started acting without any vocation. I continued out of love.
I started off with the really funky stuff like Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Kenny Burrell.
An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
This is not what I would have chosen. But I have a heart to be obedient.
Friends are born, not made.
There is nothing a woman can't do. Men might think they do things all by themselves but a woman is always there guiding them or helping them.
All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.
Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.