When it comes to federal elections law, Tom DeLay and his special-interest friends live by one set of rules, and everyone else lives by a very different set.
Soon I learned that the worse the puns and jokes, the funnier they could be, if you knew how to deliver them.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
10% of conflict is due to difference in opinion and 90% is due to delivery and tone of voice.
Delay is preferable to error.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.
Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today.
Only the most deluded of us could doubt the necessity of this war.
I don't get recognized much, and am very happy with that.
The fans I have met have all been delightful.
Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We don't deliberately set out to offend. Unless we feel it's justified.
I'm always on the quest for something delicious and healthful.
All that political stuff Delano was doing. Me, I've gone off the top, into total fantasy.
Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered.
It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most "familiarity" is meditated and delusive.
People of this world are deluded. They're always longing for something - always, in a word, seeking.
My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view.
If you delay till to-morrow what ought to be done to-day, you overcharge the morrow with a burden which belongs not to it. You load the wheels of time, and prevent it from carrying you along smoothly. He who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows out the plan, carries on a thread which will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life. The orderly arrangement of his time is like a ray of light which darts itself through all his affairs. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidents, all things lie huddled together in one chaos, which admits neither of distribution nor review.
That most delicious of all privilegesspending other peoples money.
There are souls that are incurable and lost to the rest of society.
Deprive them of one means of folly, they will invent ten thousand others. They will create subtler, wilder methods, methods that are absolutely DESPERATE. Nature herself is fundamentally antisocial, it is only by a usurpation of powers that the organized body of society opposes the natural inclination of humanity.
Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create.
They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.
Strange and predatory and truly dangerous, car thieves and muggers -- they seem to jeopardize all our cherished concepts, even our self-esteem, our property rights, our powers of love, our laws and pleasures. The only relationship we seem to have with them is scorn or bewilderment, but they belong somewhere on the dark prairies of a country that is in the throes of self-discovery.
We know that their adventures are childish.
They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent -- or they themselves -- was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible.
Gentleman-rankers out on the spree, damned from here to Eternity.
Now, neighbor confines, purge you of your scum! Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance, revel the night, rob, murder, and commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways?
When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper.
The reason this resolution was delayed had nothing to do with anything Karl did or failed to do.
Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team.
Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised. I will be watching like a hawk.
One day's delay is another day's lack of progress.
It probably goes without saying that I enjoy the potato pancakes, delicious hams and so forth that maddeningly turn up at this time of year.
I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point.
I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
Idle is the day and lantern the hour as I delight in the splendor of your kiss grog.
Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.
I couldn't understand why my productivity went down when I had deliberately made more time available to write. Then I realized it was because I wasn't flying as much.
Delays in granting of justice very often reduce the speed with which investment could be undertaken, discouraging investors.