It may be time for serious literary novelists to take back some of the subject matter we abandoned to hack novelists and the movies.
Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
No matter what twists and turns your life offers you, your ability to be adaptable and flexible will help you to stay open to all of the hidden gifts that difficulty may offer.
If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
I have the ability, no matter what's going on in my life, to find something - my cup is always half full.
It can be a real blow to our egos when we feel as if our hard-earned degrees don't matter as much as our ability to get the morning coffee orders right.
The unknown has undone many a president, and no matter the popularity of an Oval Office occupant, any and all presidents are vulnerable. Of course, one thing that seems to set Obama part from his recent predecessors is his ability to keep an inner calm about tough issues.
No matter what type of equipment you have, you still have to have a certain talent to be able to make a good record.
If I learned anything from the Army, it was about being able to get things done, no matter how tough the assignment, and it served me later in life.
Everyone should have their own opinion and be able to voice it. No matter what it is. Of course, that does not mean your opinion is always right. But, you're certainly entitled to your opinion.
A placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomised trial of boys with autism found that two to three servings of cruciferous vegetables a day improves social interaction, abnormal behaviour and verbal communication - within a matter of weeks.
If you control one house of Congress, you cannot abolish something like Obamacare, no matter how much pressure you apply.
We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart.
The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience.
Abortion is a searing and divisive public policy issue precisely because two significant sets of rights are in conflict, and no matter which set of laws it enacts, society must choose between those rights.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
No matter how I might feel about myself or my self-image, there is still a part of me that wants to fight to the end.
The joy of YouTube is that you can create content about anything you feel passionate about, however silly the subject matter.
I'm an active participation guy. No matter how much money you make, no matter how famous you are, you're not above going outside and cutting trees. I do it all the time.