Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it.
First you take a drink then the drink takes a drink then the drink takes you.
People have nannies and big cars and they want to go to Maui for Christmas. When there are those kind of stakes involved people get ruthless.
You have to remind kids to stay connected to the meaning of Christmas. Sometimes it takes a little bit of effort but it's so worth it.
I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses and you have to work real hard at it.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
It takes a lot of energy to be negative. You have to work at it. But smiling is painless. I'd rather spend my energy smiling.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius especially ambitious young men and women.
Because I am a woman I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail no one will say 'She doesn't have what it takes' They will say 'Women don't have what it takes.'
A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men.
Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
I don't think you can come into your wisdom until you have made mistakes on your own skin and felt them in reality of your own life.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes smart enough to profit from them and strong enough to correct them.
For a girl the wedding is when you're married. For a guy it's when you get engaged. It takes a real aggressive human being to back out between the ring and the wedding.
The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.
One to destroy is murder by the law and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe to murder thousands takes a specious name 'War's glorious art' and gives immortal fame.
Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers Money takes the place of parents Money brings us war and slaughter.
War never takes a wicked man by chance the good man always.
Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state it is an army with banners.
The truth is I'm proud of the life I've lived so far and though I've made my share of mistakes I have no regrets.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak and another to hear.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth not going all the way and not starting.
I never trust anything that can be captured in 2 takes.