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Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It always seemed strange to me that the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, aquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and selfinterest are the traits of sucess. And while men admire the quality of the first, they love the produce of the second.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last--but eat you he will.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Things may come to those who wait...but only the things left by those who hustle.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Remember this practical piece of advice: Never come into the theatre with mud on your feet. Leave your dust and dirt outside. Check your little worries, squabbles, petty difficulties with your outside clothing -- all the things that ruin your life and draw your attention away from your art -- at the door.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Three things matter in a speech - who says it, how he says it and what he says, and of the three, the latter matters the least.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So much to do, so little done, such things to be.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place. Stand up for the things that are right. Try to talk things out instead of fight. Lend a hand when you can, get involved this is good. You can help to make a difference in your neighborhood.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man can do all things if he but wills them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Great things are only possible with outrageous requests.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The philosopher is like a man fasting in the midst of universal intoxication. He alone perceives the illusion of which all creatures are the willing playthings; he is less duped than his neighbor by his own nature. He judges more sanely, he sees things as they are. It is in this that his liberty consists -- in the ability to see clearly and soberly, in the power of mental record.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have life itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The curiosity to know things has been given to man as a scourge.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Seek not the things that are too hard for thee, neither search the things that are beyond thy strength.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Wise men learn many things from their enemies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They [Young People] have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things -- and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning -- all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything -- they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In larger things we are convivial; what causes trouble is the trivial.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two things needed in these days; first, for rich men to find out how poor men live; and second, for poor men to know how rich men work.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it: they must not do too much of it: and they must have a sense of success in it --not a doubtful sense, such as needs some testimony of others for its confirmation, but a sure sense, or rather knowledge, that so much work has been done well, and fruitfully done, whatever the world may say or think about it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Temperance is love surrendering itself wholly to Him who is its object; courage is love bearing all things gladly for the sake of Him who is its object; justice is love serving only Him who is its object, and therefore rightly ruling; prudence is love making wise distinction between what hinders and what helps itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You should pardon many things in others, nothing in yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things still; for age will not be defied.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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