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We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is between sleep and us something like a pact, a treaty with no secret clauses, and according to this convention it is agreed that, far from being a dangerous, bewitching force, sleep will become domesticated and serve as an instrument of our power to act. We surrender to sleep, but in the way that the master entrusts himself to the slave who serves him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man must be master of his hours and days, not their servant.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are men so incorrigibly lazy that no inducement that you can offer will tempt them to work; so eaten up by vice that virtue is abhorrent to them, and so inveterately dishonest that theft is to them a master passion. When a human being has reached that stage, there is only one course that can be rationally pursued. Sorrowfully, but remorselessly, it must be recognized that he has become lunatic, morally demented, incapable of self-government, and that upon him, therefore, must be passed the sentence of permanent seclusion from a world in which he is not fit to be at large.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The mansion should not be graced by its master, the master should grace the mansion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your real self -- the I am I -- is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Remember that you are an actor in a drama, of such a part as it may please the master to assign you, for a long time or for a little as he may choose. And if he will you to take the part of a poor man, or a cripple, or a ruler, or a private citizen, then may you act that part with grace! For to act well the part that is allotted to us, that indeed is ours to do, but to choose it is another s.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man is free who is not a master of himself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The person who renders loyal service in a humble capacity will be chosen for higher responsibilities, just as the biblical servant who multiplied the one pound given him by his master was made ruler over ten cities...More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll; I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the word of no master am I bound to believe.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Common Sense is in medicine the master workman.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If I feel depressed I will sing. If I feel sad I will laugh. If I feel ill I will double my labor. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice. If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come. If I feel incompetent I will think of past success. If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals. Today I will be the master of my emotions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The master of a single trade can support a family. The master of seven trades cannot support himself. The wind is never for the sailor who knows not to what port he is bound.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I will greet this day with love in my heart. For this is the greatest secret of success in all ventures. Muscles can split a shield and even destroy life itself but only the unseen power of love can open the hearts of man. And until I master this act I will remain no more than a peddler in the marketplace. I will make love my greatest weapon and none on who I call can defend upon its force... my love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Search for the seed of good in every adversity. Master that principle and you will own a precious shield that will guard you well through all the darkest valleys you must traverse. Stars may be seen from the bottom of a deep well, when they cannot be discerned from the mountaintop. So will you learn things in adversity that you would never have discovered without trouble. There is always a seed of good. Find it and prosper.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To do the right thing, at the right time, in the right way; to do some things better than they were ever done before; to eliminate errors; to know both sides of the question; to be courteous; to be an example; to work for the love of work; to anticipate requirements; to develop resources; to recognize no impediments; to master circumstances; to act from reason rather than rule; to be satisfied with nothing short of perfection.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your are in charge. You have the ability to master you destiny.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of eternity; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book -- what everyone else does not say in a book.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle (home life, and perhaps the trade unions or local politics) he feels himself master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless as against the elements. So far from endeavoring to influence the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best leaders... almost without exception and at every level, are master users of stories and symbols.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No girl who is going to marry need bother to win a college degree; she just naturally becomes a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy after catering to an ordinary man for a few years.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The taste for worst-case scenarios reflects the need to master fear of what is felt to be uncontrollable. It also expresses an imaginative complicity with disaster.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to the master -- so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil -- so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best-regulated administration of slavery.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment; that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler, and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum, where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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