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The blues are what I've turned to, what has given me inspiration and relief in all the trials of my life.
I went window shopping today! I bought four windows.
I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness.
I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
Dorothy L. Sayers
My daughter is my biggest achievement. She is a little star and my life has changed so much for the better since she came along.
Denise Van Outen
When I first met Tony Blair in 1996, he was open and idealistic, keen to bring a breath of fresh air to government. But something happened - was it just the arrogance of power? - that narrowed Labour's vision from purposeful reform and investment, to peevish and petulant pragmatism.
Let's not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can't have high standards without good discipline.
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Arnold J. Toynbee
You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.
William Henry Hudson
My idea of relaxation is not lying down by a beach. I have to move around, do stuff. Though I'm a massive quiz show person.
No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour - an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.
Robert Falcon Scott
It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life.
I think love's exciting and happy, as well as being able to make you sad.
There is only one thing which can master the perplexed stuff of epic material into unity; and that is, an ability to see in particular human experience some significant symbolism of man's general destiny.
The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home.
I believe that in life, you have to give things your best shot, do your best. You have to focus on what needs to be done, do the right thing, not the popular thing.
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