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Music has an intrinsic meaning, which has always been mysterious to me.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn’t much. But the things that I’m really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I’m not successful, what do I have?
Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Most of life is showing up. You do the best you can, which varies from day to day.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity – or it will move apart.
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
Bitcoin is amazingly transformative because it’s the first time in the entire history of the world in which anybody can now send or receive any amount of money, with anyone else, anywhere on the planet, without having to ask permission from any bank or government.
In the US, there is basically one party – the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population.
The world, we are told, was made especially for man – a presumption not supported by all the facts. A numerous class of men are painfully astonished whenever they find anything, living or dead, in all God’s universe, which they cannot eat or render in some way what they call useful to themselves.
The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
I asked long ago,’What must I do to be saved?’ The Scripture answered, ‘Keep the commandments, believe, hope, love.’ I was early warned against laying, as the Papists do, too much stress on outward works, or on a faith without works, which as it does not include, so it will never lead to true hope or charity.
One of the biggest curses from which India is suffering – I do not say that other countries are free from it, but I think our condition is much worse – is bribery and corruption. That really is a poison.
How wonderful to know that Christianity is more than a padded pew or a dim cathedral, but that it is a real, living, daily experience which goes on from grace to grace.
On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences. On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse any decree or karma. So, which is it? Let the Light decide, or never give up? The answer is: both.
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success.
There can be no keener revelation of a society‘s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
For the only way in which a durable peace can be created is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade.
We are living in a world of fear. The life of man today is corroded and made bitter by fear: fear of the future, fear of the hydrogen bomb, fear of ideologies. Perhaps this fear is a greater danger than the danger itself because it is fear, which drives men to act thoughtlessly, to act dangerously.
In this hectic life, we have no time to take care of ourselves, hence massage is needed for rejuvenation and stress reduction. A lot of people are looking for quick fixes: like, they are taking medications, and they are doing other things which are not healthy. But massage is very holistic and natural.
As a blind man has no idea of colors, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
To a liar, the most dangerous individual is the person who catches lies but doesn’t say anything about it. Then the liar isn’t sure which lies are compromised.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
Where there’s water on Earth, you find life as we know it. So if you find water somewhere else, it becomes a remarkable draw to look closer to see if life of any kind is there, even if it’s bacterial, which would be extraordinary for the field of biology.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.
The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.
Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
We are seeing healing among the stolen generations, and initiatives which are enabling Indigenous people to make their distinctive contribution to our national life.
I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, and I still had a daughter who I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became a solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist‘s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself.
Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
Marriage is an attempt to solve problems together which you didn’t even have when you were on your own.
There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love.
In our personal and professional lives, we are constantly hit with one adversity after the other, most of which we have no control over. But the four things we have total control over is how we react, how we adapt, how we breathe, and how we take action.
Fashion is anything which is you and reflects your personality, and if you are comfortable with what you wearing, you’ll look trendy and fashionable for sure.
To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
There is no absolute point of view from which real and ideal can be finally separated and labelled.
The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is the foundation upon which sincere and meaningful repentance must be built. If we truly seek to put away sin, we must first look to Him who is the Author of our salvation.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. Good Deeds Day shows that no matter the size of the gesture, a smile that brightens someone else’s day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference.
No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.
Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.
Our Father which art in heaven – Stay there – And we will stay on earth – Which is sometimes so pretty.
Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.
We’re already cyborgs. Your phone and your computer are extensions of you, but the interface is through finger movements or speech, which are very slow.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
You only have one go at life, which is thrilling. Only you can make yourself into who you want to be. Don’t blame anybody else. You are entitled to free fresh air, and that’s it. Do the rest yourself.
There are forms of oppression and domination which become invisible – the new normal.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
Everyone has their own different life experiences which make them who they are. No two people‘s life experiences are the same. And mine are just unique to me.
Governments will always play a huge part in solving big problems. They set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
I’m interested in memory because it’s a filter through which we see our lives, and because it’s foggy and obscure, the opportunities for self-deception are there. In the end, as a writer, I’m more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through man’s history is the beating of war drums.
Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
How easy it is to govern when one follows a system of consulting the will of the people and one holds as the only norm all the actions which contribute to the well being of the people.
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
Being transgender, like being gay, tall, short, white, black, male, or female, is another part of the human condition that makes each individual unique, and something over which we have no control. We are who we are in the deepest recesses of our minds, hearts and identities.
Integrity of life is fame‘s best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don’t like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don’t expect freedom to survive very long.
I read, I study, I examine, I listen, I think, and out of all that I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.
It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.
A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times in which we live.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Church architecture describes visually the idea of the sacred, which is a fundamental need of man.
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that.
Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson‘s and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.
I have said that propaganda, misinformation, and disinformation have always been part of political warfare. Social media and other new platforms have given it a new life and reach through which the fake news phenomenon can reach everywhere.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I’ve ever thought I’d have.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God’s will.
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
One of my favorite movies of all time is ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ which is a pretty interesting choice for a seasonal Christmas favorite, because it’s about a guy who wants to commit suicide and is presented with reasons not to.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
We shall probably get nearest to the truth if we think of the conscious and personal psyche as resting upon the broad basis of an inherited and universal psychic disposition which is as such unconscious, and that our personal psyche bears the same relation to the collective psyche as the individual to society.
The truth is an objective standard by which reality is measured; it’s God’s point of view on any subject.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
I was never very good at school with… humanities… anything which was more a matter of opinion.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution – this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
Some people think I am gay, which I think is awesome.
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.
We name time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually is, every being comes and goes at the right time and remains for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time.
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
The inflated imitations of gold and silver, which after the rapture are thrown into the fire, all is exhausted and dissipated by the debt. All scrips and bonds are wiped out. At the fourth pillar dedicated to Saturn, split by earthquake and flood: vexing everyone, an urn of gold is found and then restored.
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don’t put it on a platform. I don’t campaign about it. It’s just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being – my wife, Sheryl – which I was never able to do before.
The value of biodiversity is that it makes our ecosystems more resilient, which is a prerequisite for stable societies; its wanton destruction is akin to setting fire to our lifeboat.
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
Color is a power which directly influences the soul.
When I was a boy, the priest, my uncle, carefully inculcated upon me this proverb, which I then learned and have ever since kept in my mind: ‘Dico tibi verum, Libertas optima rerum; Nunquam servili, sub nexu vivito, fili.’ ‘I tell you a truth: Liberty is the best of things, my son; never live under any slavish bond.’
A sense of the universe, a sense of the all, the nostalgia which seizes us when confronted by nature, beauty, music – these seem to be an expectation and awareness of a Great Presence.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
‘Emergencies‘ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.
The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Cinema is a mirror by which we often see ourselves.
The worst pandemic in modern history was the Spanish flu of 1918, which killed tens of millions of people. Today, with how interconnected the world is, it would spread faster.
Beauty is that which is simultaneously attractive and sublime.
I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible.
One of the more difficult tasks for me as president was to decide on the issue of confirming capital punishment awarded by courts… to my surprise… almost all cases which were pending had a social and economic bias.
The uncertainty principle refers to the degree of indeterminateness in the possible present knowledge of the simultaneous values of various quantities with which the quantum theory deals; it does not restrict, for example, the exactness of a position measurement alone or a velocity measurement alone.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.
I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn’t have those things in mine.
It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want.
The will is not free – it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect – but there is something behind the will which is free.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Revenge… is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
There is nothing that Bitcoin can do which Ethereum can’t. While Ethereum is less battle-tested, it is moving faster, has better leadership, and has more developer mindshare.
The negative side of the American Dream comes when people pursue success at any cost, which in turn destroys the vision and the dream.
If you look at it ecologically, deforestation is high on the list of things which bring devastation. You cut down trees to build homes, for fuel, and you end up with no trees left, and you have to move on. If you take the earth as a whole, eventually there’s nowhere to move on to.
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
I’m a big believer that you surround yourself with good people which brings the best out of you.
It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so ‘don’t fuss, dear; get on with it.’
Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country’s unity.
We’ve definitely had our share of ups and downs as a group, and there were times we’ve faced some pretty big challenges, but we were able to get through these times, which allowed our bond to grow stronger.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
Study hard so that you can master technology, which allows us to master nature.
Be that self which one truly is.
Time and space always change, but there is something which is eternal and changeless. For example, the world and time, past or future, nothing exists for us in sleep. But we exist. Let us try to find out that which is changeless and which always exists.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do, to see a plan adopted for the abolition of it – but there is only one proper and effectual mode by which it can be accomplished, and that is by Legislative authority: and this, as far as my suffrage will go, shall never be wanting.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
If you were plowing a field, which would you rather use? Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens?
If I were to be Miss Universe, I will use my voice to influence the youth and I would raise awareness to certain causes like HIV awareness that is timely and relevant to my country which is the Philippines.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
I think we all have our own personality, unique and distinctive, and at the same time, I think that our own unique and distinctive personality blends with the wind, with the footsteps in the street, with the noises around the corner, and with the silence of memory, which is the great producer of ghosts.
Men freely believe that which they desire.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
I think there’s no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives and improve the world.
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That’s the only difference.
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car’s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.
Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.
The objective I propose is quite simple to state: to foster the infrastructure of democracy – the system of a free press, unions, political parties, universities – which allows a people to choose their own way to develop their own culture, to reconcile their own differences through peaceful means.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It requires you to connect today’s actions to tomorrow’s results. There’s a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness, but I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one – that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes.
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted.
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
Every moment of life is like a sacrament in which we can receive God. It is a channel through which God speaks to us, forms us, and directs us.
I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has long been used as an effective lens through which to examine the actions business can take toward ensuring mutual long-term well-being and sustainability.
It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.