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Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.

In fact I was one of the few trusted people that Lucy allowed to play with their kids. I spent time at their summer home rode horses at their ranch and swam at their beach house. I even spent a Christmas with them at Palm Springs one year.

I love Halloween trick or treating and decorating the house. And I love Thanksgiving because of the football and the fall weather. And of course I love Christmas - that's my favorite of all!

You can't allow the forces of political correction to shut you up. I mean why are people afraid to say 'Merry Christmas?' Give me a break. If people don't like it yeah they can go do something else.

I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.

Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream.

Women are considered deep - why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow.

Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man but not her work.

If we can return to a government that the Founders in their wisdom envisioned for us we can return to a government that will allow our economy to thrive again and our people to live in liberty.

With all the negativity going on in the world right now people need an escape. When you give them a hit record or a great record it allows them to escape for at least three to four minutes. They're not thinking bills or economy or immigration or war when you create that kind of ambiance.

In every war zone that I've been in there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know.

Love and war are the same thing and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.

I saw what happened when a dictator was allowed to take over a piece of a country and the country went down the tubes. And I saw the opposite during the war when America joined the fight.

For far too long we've allowed the other side to paint us as racist as sexist inhumane war mongers - well today as a conservative black Republican and former solider I'm here to set that record straight.

I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth as if the taste of lies was homey appetizing: a habit.

When I saw corruption I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.

Wallow too much in sensitivity and you can't deal with life or the truth.

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.

Don't let your special character and values the secret that you know and no one else does the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.

Mystical explanations are thought to be deep the truth is that they are not even shallow.

Not when truth is dirty but when it is shallow does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.

We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.