As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long.
I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out.
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
Most turkeys taste better the day after, my mother's tasted better the day before.
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time.
Today everyone is a star - they're all billed as 'starring' or 'also starring'. In my day, we earned that recognition.
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next.
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to come and witness my hanging.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Drill instructors worked seven days a week, fifteen to seventeen hours a day in many cases, with no time off in between platoons.
I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day - I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year.
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates.
I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
The average American's day planner has fewer holes in it than Ray Charles's dart board.
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