The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Sir Matthew Hale
It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship.
I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imaginationand life to everything.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
Malcolm De Chazal
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
I've got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square, then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way, and I can feel how that will happen.
I'm not naive. I realise that quality of life and income are inextricably bound together, but sooner or later we're going to have to ask ourselves whether it is possible to make life more meaningful without charging it to Visa.
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