My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
By : Barack Obama
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
By : Henry David Thoreau
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that's political, in its most profound way.
By : June Jordan
He has so often told me he is madly in love with me, but what does that mean when I haven't had a good word from him in three months?
By : Eva Braun
Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
By : Paulo Coelho
I did feel Dr. Cox, the character that I was auditioning for, was too similar to the head of the hospital. He was too arrogant and mean. I approached him kind of like I had a miniature Max sitting on my shoulder. I pictured Max saying, "This guy has got to give love every once in a while. He has to!" I knew there had to be tiny little windows of redemption.
By : John C. McGinley
I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands. Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men.
By : Janet Street-Porter
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
By : Plato