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What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.

What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself.

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.

Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists.

When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable.

When I saw Virginia Woolf, somewhere between the first and second acts, someone I had known as my mother became somebody else.

When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel.

Yes, what has happened is we have moved from responding to these terrorist attacks as acts of civil disobedience to getting to the point after September 11 that we said, no, this is not just civil disobedience, this is an act of war.

You see another side of Draco when he's with his dad. When Draco is with his dad, he doesn't say anything. He keeps his mouth shut. He's sort of bullied by his dad, so he acts very different.

You should not consider a man's age but his acts.

Youth doesn't reason, it acts. The old man reasons and would like to make the others act in his place.


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