Because we believe that our ethnic group, our society, our political party, our God, is better than your God, we kill each other.
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
I believe people who go into politics want to do the right thing. And then they hit a big wall of re-election and the pettiness of politics. In the end, politics gets in the way of the business of people.
I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
The belief that the good in American society will finally win out... I don't believe any more.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman. I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.
Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick or?return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think that good days are preparing for you.? Do not beleive it.? Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
You have to be a little unreal to be in this business.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.