Censure is willingly indulged, because it always implies some superiority: men please themselves with imagining that they have made a deeper search, or wider survey than others, and detected faults and follies which escape vulgar observation.
One of the Great Rules of Economics According to John GreenIf you are rich, you have to be an idiot not to stay rich. And if you are poor, you have to be really smart to get rich.
It is simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.
Jean Paul Richter
The more we search for ourselves, the less likely we are to find ourselves; and the more we search for God, and serve our fellow-men, the more profoundly will we become acquainted with ourselves, and the more inwardly assured. This is one of the great spiritual laws of life.
The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known.
I'm a big laser believer - I really think they are the wave of the future.
He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh first those means by which that art or science is obtained. If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly, how much more then in spiritual?
Driving at high speed where safe and legal is part of my life. As well as a higher top speed I wanted even better stability in my FX and that meant work on the aerodynamics.
Christmas albums are not something you do frequently.
My great-grandfather was in the army in India, and we have photographs of my family there in full Victorian dress. They're incredibly romantic.
I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia, where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and, you know, said it.
The first law of attraction is use Cosmic Ordering now.
Footfalls echo in the memory
Down the passage which we did not take
Towards the door we never opened
Into the rosegarden. My words echo
Thus, in your mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing more majestic than the determined courage of individuals willing to suffer and sacrifice for their freedom and dignity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial we.
Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.
To act is to anchor in an imminent future, so imminent it becomes almost tangible to act is to feel you are consubstantial with that future.
Emile M. Cioran
My mom is very Southern and she in real life says things like, 'If you've got it, flaunt it.'
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
It didnÂ´t occur to me until later that thereÂ´s another truth, very simple: greed in a good cause is still greed.
Now there is so much expertise and brainpower it's hard to be at the cutting edge of what's cool and not do something that's totally geeky.
I think a moratorium probably is legal, and we should probably for a short period of time impose a moratorium so that we don't permit any additional landfill permits for the time being, so we don't exacerbate the problem.
If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.
We must remember balance and moderation. Patience can be spiritually enriching and virtuous but when taken in excess, it turns to procrastination, the poison of inaction.
Strip malls are history.
London is completely unpredictable when it comes to weather. You'll start a scene, and it's a beautiful morning. You get there at 6 in the morning, set up, you start the scene, start shooting. Three hours later, it is pitch black and rainy.
A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
If I could put my hand on the north star, would it be as beautiful? The sea is lovely, but when we bathe in it, the beauty forsakes all the near water. For the imagination and senses cannot be gratified at the same time.
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey of a wit to his home town: yet such pleasures and such pains make up the general mass of life; and as nothing is little to him that feels it with gre
Real science studies and makes accessible that knowledge which people at that period of history think important, and real art transfers this truth from the domain of knowledge to the domain of feelings.
I feel keeping a promise to yourself is a direct reflection of the love you have for yourself. I used to make promises to myself and find them easy to break. Today, I love myself enough to not only make a promise to myself, but I love myself enough to keep that promise
I must be cruel only to be kind;Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.
I always watched movies and rooted for the bad guys, you know? I've always been that kind of guy. I still hold some respect for criminals that are good at their jobs.
Justin Townes Earle
The sum of a man's problems come from his inability to be alone in a silent room.
The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
Is a faith without action a sincere faith?
When I left the show, the fans were so amazing in terms of the outpouring of support and continued support all that time whatever ways they could be in touch with me.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
I love food.
This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.
Copyrighted © 2020 — Quotation.io. All rights reserved.