It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
By : Alan Cohen
To throw oneself to the side of the oppressed is the only dignified thing to do in life.
By : Edwin Markham
If we insist that public life be reserved for those whose personal history is pristine, we are not going to get paragons of virtue running our affairs. We will get the very rich, who contract out the messy things in life the very dull, who have nothing to hide and nothing to show and the very devious, expert at covering their tracks and ambitious enough to risk their discovery.
By : Charles Krauthammer
Although Salinger had long since cut me out of his life completely and made it plain that he had nothing but contempt for me, the thought of becoming the object of his wrath was more than I felt ready to take on.
By : Joyce Maynard
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
By : Bob Ehrlich
You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself.
By : Eleanor Roosevelt
TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two things in life which I always felt I could do with credit to myself and benefit to the world, if I only had the chance.
By : Rebecca H. Davis
My audience was my life. What I did and how I did it, was all for my audience.
By : Cab Calloway
Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.
By : Lyndon B. Johnson