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English is the key to full participation in the opportunities of American life.


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It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.

It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.



We should keep [the Panama Canal]. After all, we stole it fair and square.

We should keep [the Panama Canal]. After all, we stole it fair and square.



It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.

It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.



Learning to write is learning to think. You don't know anything clearly unless you can state it in writing.

Learning to write is learning to think. You don't know anything clearly unless you can state it in writing.



In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.

In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.



The meanings of words are not in the words, they are in us.

The meanings of words are not in the words, they are in us.



Language is a unifying instrument which binds people together. When people speak one language they become as one, they become a society.

Language is a unifying instrument which binds people together. When people speak one language they become as one, they become a society.



Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country.

Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country.



Good teachers never say anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place.

Good teachers never say anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place.



You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you're arguing is because you're using different words.

You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you're arguing is because you're using different words.





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The marvel of marvels is not that God, in His infinite love, has not elected all this guilty race to be saved, but that He has elected any.



You can't really be scientifically literate if you don't understand evolution. And you can't be an educated member of society if you don't understand science.

You can't really be scientifically literate if you don't understand evolution. And you can't be an educated member of society if you don't understand science.



I am going to pretend that all life is just a game which I must play as skilfully and fairly as I can. If I lose, I am going to shrug my shoulders and laugh—also if I win.

I am going to pretend that all life is just a game which I must play as skilfully and fairly as I can. If I lose, I am going to shrug my shoulders and laugh—also if I win.



If we hope to go anywhere or develop ourselves in any way, we can only step from where we are standing. If we don't really know where we are standing... We may only go in circles.

If we hope to go anywhere or develop ourselves in any way, we can only step from where we are standing. If we don't really know where we are standing... We may only go in circles.



Writing has made me a better actor. Acting has made me a better writer. So why wouldn't directing make me a better actor and writer?

Writing has made me a better actor. Acting has made me a better writer. So why wouldn't directing make me a better actor and writer?



The small seed of despair cracks open and sends experimental tendrils upward to the fragile skin of calm holding him together.

The small seed of despair cracks open and sends experimental tendrils upward to the fragile skin of calm holding him together.



Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world.

Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world.



So as I thought about it, the most important "tool" you can have today in business is insatiable curiosity. The minute you lose it, you're dead.

So as I thought about it, the most important "tool" you can have today in business is insatiable curiosity. The minute you lose it, you're dead.



Stories are not like the real world; they aren't held back by what we know is false or true. What's important is how a story makes you feel inside.

Stories are not like the real world; they aren't held back by what we know is false or true. What's important is how a story makes you feel inside.



When I look in the mirror I see my parents' sacrifices being honored. I see the love from which I was created and the power of the human spirit.

When I look in the mirror I see my parents' sacrifices being honored. I see the love from which I was created and the power of the human spirit.




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