Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
— Theodore Roosevelt
There are a lot of stats and a strong correlation between dropout rates and crime as well as poverty.
We're talking to New Line. They've got a couple projects they're interested in me doing and I'm having meetings at MGM. There's a lot of available projects.
David Richard Ellis
I think it's very important to emphasize that there are many, many different educational institutions in what we call higher education, and they educate an enormous diversity of students. I think all of those institutions have to define particular roles for themselves; they can't do everything at once.
Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only death can stop it.
Even the classics that we read to our young children are full of wolves' fangs and burning ovens and bloody feet and ice shards piercing hearts. Even the New Testament climaxes with an act of unspeakable torture. Might as well just read to our kids from the Amnesty Annual Report and be done with it.
I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
I always write authors after I read their books. I've been doing it for years. I write a formal letter and send it to them in care of their agent. My mother always taught us to write thank you notes, and if an author puts themselves out there, they like to hear that their book connected with someone.
I don't want the chair of the government because it will be controlled by the U.S. and I don't want to be controlled by the U.S.
Muqtada al Sadr
When you play against different people from all walks of life you can't do the same thing against every player defensively or offensively. You have to change up the way you go at a player.
My vanity is not remotely physical, it is cerebral. I suppose feeling self-conscious might be a form of vanity, though.
When times are bad, the gloves come off and employers are less nice. People become disposable.
I really get pursued by men in their 20s, like, a lot. They probably know there's food in the fridge and that somebody's going to talk to them and ask them how their day was.
But when you take the Bible literally, for what it says, you have to come back to the fact that there is only one way of salvation; there's only one Savior.
Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience.