That which a man continually thinks about determines his actions in times of opportunity and stress. I will know what you are if you tell me what you think about when you don't have to think.
That is what I want to tell you about: the girls with their short skirts and bright eyes and big-city dreams.
The girls of 1929.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Anything Truth You
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
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Terrorist', noun: 1. Someone my government tells me is a terrorist; 2. Someone my President decides to kill.
Without our artists and storytellers, we have no history, and without history your future is unmoored -- we drift. It is art, never war, that carries culture forward.
I am just mystified by these people telling me I would think Obama was doing a great job if his skin contained less melanin.
[o]f course like every other man of intelligence and education I do believe in organic evolution. It surprises me that at this late date such questions should be raised.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
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You love me. Real or not real?"
I tell him, "Real.
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Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.