I’m in this wonder place of life, where everything I’m doing is something I do because I enjoy.
It’s when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Now, have I ever been tempted to break into a Krispy Kreme doughnut store in the middle of the night? Oh yeah God help us if I had a minibar stocked with cheesecake and chicken-fried steak.
I did every diet; Atkins. Cabbage-soup diet. Den Ornish. But I couldn’t live the rest of my life a rabbit.
Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock.
Pray a little more, work a little harder, save, wait, be patient and, most of all, live within our means. That’s the American way. It’s not spending ourselves into prosperity or taxing ourselves into prosperity.
If the Democrats want to insult women by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it.
Most single moms are very poor, uneducated, can’t get a job, and if it weren’t for government assistance, their kids would be starving to death and never have health care. And that’s the story that we’re not seeing, and it’s unfortunate that we glorify and glamorize the idea of out of children wedlock.
Fear is a very explosive emotion, but it has a short life span it’s the sprint. The marathon is hope.
Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that’s broken.
The best way is to say that as a Christian for me the essence of Christian faith is that you treat others as if you wish to be treated.
I’m not against anybody. I’m really not. I’m not a hater. I’m not homophobic. I honestly don’t care what people do personally in their individual lives.
Prayer’s important, not just as some kind of a metaphysical exercise but I think it’s a way to refresh one’s own mind and motive. If you’re praying you’re really looking beyond your own personal thoughts and the pressures that are around you.
You know in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
I hurt my knee, and that messed up my running and boy did that ever just have a cascade effect. I’ve gained about thirty pounds that my doctors have screamed at me about. I’ve got to get that off, and I know that.
I think at the heart of the pro-life movement is the idea that all people are created equal, endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights starting with life.
One of the reasons that social Security is in so much trouble is that the only funding stream comes from people who get a wage. The people who get wages is declining dramatically. Most of the income in the country is made by people at the top who get dividends and – and capital gaings.
A leader is the one who can outline the broad vision and vision and the direction, and say here’s where we are going to go, here’s why we need to go there’s why we need to go, there, and here’s how we are going to gets up under the hood and tunes the carburettor.
Ronald Reagan said, ‘Trust, but verify.’ President Obama is ‘trust, but vilify.’ He trusts our enemies and vilifies everyone who disagrees with him.
I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama’s historic achievement to become his party’s nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it.
We ask why there is violence in our school, but we have systematically removed God from our schools.
I love my kids; I’m very close to all three of them.
I’ve twice run against women opponents, and it’s is very different kind of approach. For those of us who have some chivalry left, there’s a level of respect… You treat some things as a special treasure; you treat other things as common.
I treat wife very differently than I treat my chums and my pals. I wouldn’t worry about calling them on Valentine’s Day, opening the door for them, or making sure they were OK.
Beyonce is incredibly talented – gifted, in fact. She has an exceptional set of pipes and can actually sing. She is a terrific dancer – without the explicit moves best left for the privacy of her bedroom.
Women I know are smart, educated, intelligent, and capable of doing anything that anybody else can do.
I grew up in a family in which no male upstream from me had ever finished high school, much less gone to college. But I was taught that even thought there was nothing I could do about what was behind me, I could change everything about what was in front of me. My working poor parents told me that I could do better.