If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
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The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Better late than never.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.