"Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat."
"The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born."
"When I was in my 20s it did occur to me that there was something perverted about an attitude that thought that killing somebody was a minor offence compared to kissing somebody."
"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."
"It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal."
"Every time I get up in the morning, melodies occur to me and I start trying to shape lyrics to melodies."
"Freedom can occur only through education."
"I feel like war should occur only for the most vital and necessary reasons, and only then."
"By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all."
"Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day."