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It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men know that women are an over-match for them, and therefore they choose the weakest or most ignorant. If they did not think so, they never could be afraid of women knowing as much as themselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You must choose the thoughts and actions that will lead you on to success.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]
Without friends no one would choose to live.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To choose time is to save time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The refusal to choose is a form of choice; disbelief is a form of belief.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love thy neighbor as thyself, but choose your neighborhood.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I want any, good head work done; I always choose a man, if possible with a long nose.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes, and always count their change when it is handed to them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you. Perfection does not exist -- you can always do better and you can always grow.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow skunks to choose the weapons.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We do not go to bed in single pairs; even if we choose not to refer to them, we still drag there with us the cultural impedimenta of our social class, our parents lives, our bank balances, our sexual and emotional expectations, our whole biographies -- all the bits and pieces of our unique existences.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil -- not the strength to choose between the two.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist, then it would choose the American system.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The majority of persons choose their wives with as little prudence as they eat. They see a troll with nothing else to recommend her but a pair of thighs and choice hunkers, and so smart to void their seed that they marry her at once. They imagine they can live in marvelous contentment with handsome feet and ambrosial buttocks. Most men are accredited fools shortly after they leave the womb.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our relatives are ours by chance, but we can choose our friends.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Tobacco and opium have broad backs, and will cheerfully carry the load of armies, if you choose to make them pay high for such joy as they give and such harm as they do.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]
What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Those who actually set out to see the fall of a city or those who choose to go to a front line, are obviously asking themselves to what extent they are cowards. But the tests they set themselves -- there is a dead body, can you bear to look at it? -- are nothing in comparison with the tests that are sprung on them. It is not the obvious tests that matter (do you go to pieces in a mortar attack?) but the unexpected ones (here is a man on the run, seeking your help -- can you face him honestly?).More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The pace of science forces the pace of technique. Theoretical physics forces atomic energy on us; the successful production of the fission bomb forces upon us the manufacture of the hydrogen bomb. We do not choose our problems, we do not choose our products; we are pushed, we are forced -- by what? By a system which has no purpose and goal transcending it, and which makes man its appendix.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The goals you set for yourself and the strategies you choose become your blueprint or plan. Strategies are like recipes: choose the right ingredients, mix them in the correct proportions, and you will always produce the same predictable results: in this case financial success. The success strategies for managing money and building wealth are called Money Strategies. By learning to use money strategies as a part of your day-to-day life, financial frustration and failure will become a thing of the past.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Success with money, family, relationships, health, and careers is the ability to reach your personal objectives in the shortest time, with the least effort and with the fewest mistakes. The goals you set for yourself and the strategies you choose become your blueprint or plan. Strategies are like recipes: choose the right ingredients, mix them in the correct proportions, and you will always produce the same predictable results: in this case financial success. The success strategies for managing money and building wealth are called Money Strategies. By learning to use money strategies as a part of your day-to-day life, financial frustration and failure will become a thing of the past.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do not choose for your friends and familiar acquaintance those that are of an estate or quality too much above yours...You will hereby accustom yourselves to live after their rate in clothes, in habit, and in expenses, whereby you will learn a fashion and rank of life above your degree and estate, which will in the end be your undoing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You are everything that is, your thoughts, your life, your dreams come true. You are everything you choose to be. You are as unlimited as the endless universe.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I pray we are still a young and courageous nation, that we have not grown so old and so fat and so prosperous that all we can think about is to sit back with our arms around our money bags. If we choose to do that I have no doubt that the smoldering fires will burst into flame and consume us -- dollars and all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us choose to believe something good can happen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To govern is to choose. To appear to be unable to choose is to appear to be unable to govern.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our olives.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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