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Politics has become unbelievably and unfortunately way too much about how much money is involved rather than what kind of ideas are involved.


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Something I didn't even know was on my bucket list has been achieved. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner with Martha Stewart. I vow to follow the gospel of her teachings and do my very best in the remarkably less glamorous kitchen of my own home... without the luxury of magically appearing prep bowls filled by a staff of sous chefs.

Every speaker has a mouth An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.

I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain neither can he be wise.

But if you want to know the truth the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.

Spending when the math's not there and the numbers aren't there and if they look in the social security trust fund it's filled with IOUs because the government's been pilfering it for years on end. We have to do something. We have to start having this discussion.

I want to do more documentaries and travel to places I haven't been. That is where I think I can be fulfilled.

Each day as I travel through downtown Tucson I am amazed at how quickly the most ancient of human behaviors have changed. For as long as there have been Homo sapiens - roughly 200 000 years - people have filled their lives principally with two activities: talking directly with other people and doing physical things.

Community colleges need to be upgraded. We got to have training for real jobs. We've got a lot of jobs that are going unfilled because we don't have the technology in the heads of graduating college students to deal with them.

The moment of drifting into thought has been so clipped by modern technology. Our lives are filled with distraction with smartphones and all the rest. People are so locked into not being present.

There is an enormous market demand for information. It just has to be fulfilled in a way that fits with the technology of our times.

Look if you ask a child 'Would you rather have a fulfilled mother or a stay-at-home Sylvia Plath ' they'll pick Sylvia Plath every time. But I think it's really important that children don't feel their parents' emotional lives depend on their success.

The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along.

I feel lucky because I was a nerd which I talk about in the book but I had academic success so through that because that's what my parents put a great deal of value on I had a great childhood because I sort of fulfilled the expectations of being good at school.

God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control small disciplines of prayer feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.

If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.

In a repressive society a writer can be deeply influential but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.

A free society will abide unofficial private discrimination even when that means allowing hate-filled groups to exclude people based on the color of their skin.

Later in my life I'm going to look back and smile and be very fulfilled. I know that if I don't give it my all right now I'll regret it later. That's very important to me because I've worked all my life to have this.

If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.

Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth.

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.

It's not easy to retire at 31. In one respect I was glad I was done. But after a few years of having fun I got a little restless. When you're 33 34 and you don't have a focus you can get kind of lost. As a man you feel a little bit unfulfilled.

I got a lot of things that society had promised would make me whole and fulfilled - all the things that the culture tells you from preschool on will quiet the throbbing anxiety inside you - stature the respect of colleagues maybe even a kind of low-grade fame.

In politics every day is filled with numerous opportunities for serious error. Enjoy it.