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No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things truly wicked start from innocence.
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
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?
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
Francis of Assisi
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.
We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.
Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?
George Bernard Shaw
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
How many times have your parents told you not to do things, and the next thing you know, you go do it? And you realized you shouldn't have done it.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.
To see things in the seed, that is genius.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
I don't digest things with my mind.
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