In every commercial state, notwithstanding
In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.

The difference between something good and
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
A family is a place where principles are
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Prejudice is a learned trait. You're not born
Prejudice is a learned trait. You're not born prejudiced; you're taught it.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
The writer knows his own worth, and to be
The writer knows his own worth, and to be overvalued can confuse and destroy him as an artist.
I am beginning to loathe & detest all that
I am beginning to loathe & detest all that Hollywood represents.
You're a good man, Charlie Brown.
You're a good man, Charlie Brown.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you
The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe just so you're sincere.
You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by
You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by choice, inwardly depraved, which is to say that we are entirely corrupt. That's not to say that we have no good in us; we do. However, anything good in us has been tainted with evil. It touches everything. Without the redeeming power of Christ we cannot halt our own moral slide.
Because God gave you your makeup and
Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story.
When you have a sense of calling, whether
When you have a sense of calling, whether it's to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn't just a casual choice, it's a divine calling. It's not limited to vocational Christian service by any means.
Attitude is more important than the past,
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
We cannot change our past. We can not change
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.