Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
I admit I'm being paid well, but it's no more than I deserve. After all, I've been screwed more times than a hooker.
Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
In general, every country has the language it deserves.
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid.
The Director of the Laboratory, George Reynolds, was most supportive of my efforts to work independently. There followed for ten years a glorious time for research.
If Bush, as I believe, has reliable information on the fact that Saddam Hussein is making weapons of mass destruction, I cannot not support the policies of his government.
I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and numbers and time fully to accomplish his design.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees - I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?
Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting.
I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago-I put the time in!
I don't have time to think about age. There are so many things to do.
Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself.
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
Most of the people who will walk after me will be children, so make the beat keep time with short steps.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.