. . is because we are the holders of a priceless gift, a gift we received from countless generations we never knew, a gift that only we now possess and only we can give to our children. That unique gift, of course, is the gift of ourselves. Whatever we can do to give that gift, and to help others receive it, is worth the challenge of all our human endeavor.
If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
To make something special you just have to believe it's special.
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
(Keynote speech at Celebrating Inspiration luncheon with the WNBA's All-Decade Team, 2006)
From the time I was a little boy I found myself reading history when I had a choice. I read a lot of things, but history had a special appeal for me.
Every now and then you'll nail one that's really, really special. And that's what you live for.
You make me happy, you make me smile, and you make me feel special. What more could I ask for?
Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.
A publisher is a specialized form of bank or building society, catering for customers who cannot cope with life and are therefore forced to write about it.
'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
The English language is nobody's special property.
It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious; for you shall only live it once.
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail, which has been specially invented for the purpose, involving neither physical proximity nor speech.
There is nothing as special as watching greatness.
I'm not special, I'm just limited edition
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around.
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests.