Every Christmas now for years I have found myself wondering about the point of the celebration. As the holiday has become more ecumenical and secular it has lost much of the magic that I remember so fondly from childhood.
Yeah I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea.
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.
I once wanted to become an atheist but I gave up - they have no holidays.
There's an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns the challenge becomes what to do next?
Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.
Pray thee spare thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state and this state is constant.
I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work.
We work to become not to acquire.
I feel sorry... for people who've had skinny privilege and then have it taken away from them. I have had a lifetime to adjust to seeing how people treat women who aren't their idea of beautiful and therefore aren't their idea of useful and I had to find ways to become useful to myself.
You become tyrannized by this notion that women must not only be treated equally but they must never fail.
Feminism is a word that I identify with. The term has become synonymous with vitriolic man-hating but it needs to come back to a place where both men and women can embrace it. It is particularly important for women in developing countries.
Big women do themselves a disservice when they attempt to become the Righteous Fat (the Righteous Thin are bad enough all that running around and sweating somehow believing it means anything).
I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we as women become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object.
Women if the soul of the nation is to be saved I believe that you must become its soul.
Make women rational creatures and free citizens and they will quickly become good wives - that is if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us the love of Black women for each other.
Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands kill their children practice witchcraft destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Feminism is a socialist anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands kill their children practice witchcraft destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
When women are encouraged to be competitive too many of them become disagreeable.
Your law may be perfect your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill and yet without individual acquaintance with men their haunts and habits the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult slow and expensive.
And when the world is created it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another relating to God in the finite realm.
The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent.
If an idea is indeed sensible it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.
Focus on the mind and the soul. Read. Study. Enrol in a course of lectures. Pray. Become a member of a religious congregation. Study the Bible or other ancient works of wisdom.
It has become part of the accepted wisdom to say that the twentieth century was the century of physics and the twenty-first century will be the century of biology.
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth but as a means whereby we learn to do without them not as a means whereby we escape evil but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation attention perseverance and industry.
I believe we have become paralyzed paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.