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The glory of riches and of beauty is frail and transitory; virtue remains bright and eternal.
There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship --only backward. You try to start again but get into blaming over and over. Finally you are both worn out, exhausted, hopeless. Then lawyers are called in to pick clean the corpses. The death has occurred much earlier.
I don't believe athletes should be role models.... We're a one-shot deal, one in a million, so we should be the least likely role models.... I think one of the problems in society today is that we don't stress education enough, because we glorify athletes, actors and actresses.
Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
When oxygen and hydrogen find one another, their joining produces fiery passion. Out of this fire, water is born. Quaint Victorian chemistry gives us an image of one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms in a fixed molecule that bounces around from place to place. The reality of water is not so orderly. The hydrogen atoms are not owned by any particular oxygen atom. Water is a substance very much in love with itself, and the atoms connect in webs and clusters where oxygen shares around the hydrogen atoms freely, a fluid situation indeed.
True patriots we; for be it understood we left our country for our country's good.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.