A house divided against itself cannot stand.
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal.
I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
God gave us all exactly the same fingers, arms, legs, and feet, but in our different countries we divided them all a little differently as we feel it, do you understand?
Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland and North Germany to supply the want of falling water, afford another instance of the action of velocity. The sails are driven by air in motion - by wind.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
I have often talked with angels on this subject, and they have invariably declared that in heaven they are unable to divide the Divine into three, because they know and perceive that the Divine is One and this One is in the Lord.
Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself, I think it all kinda falls into place.
Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always.
Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs.
Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders.
These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.
Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
Women may fall when there's no strength in men.
What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it's going to be worth it, and then maybe I'll surprise myself.
I couldn't stand that my husband was being unfaithful. I am Raquel Welch - understand?
An experimental group of experienced women pilots in the United States might begin immediately flying small trainers from factories to bases.
Don't forget it's daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It's like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
My favorite moments in the show are when I stand by myself and sing.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.