Forgive those who have hurt you.
I don't know what leadership is. You can't touch it. You can't feel it. It's not tangible. But I do know this: you recognize it when you see it.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
The funny thing is I'm not bothered or sad about being on my own - after all I've never had a husband.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
Tough times never last - tough people do.
Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid a coward knows when you are not.
If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace.
Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Vincent Van Gogh
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.
Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don't let it get the best of you.
I started practicing yoga. I started learning some hands-on healing stuff. And I found really good chiropractors, really good massage therapists, and what I found is I've been able to actually peel off layers of trauma on my body and actually move better now than I did.
It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw
If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.
What is music. A passion for colonies not a love of country.
But for the children of the poorest people we're stripping the curriculum, removing the arts and music, and drilling the children into useful labor. We're not valuing a child for the time in which she actually is a child.
Mr. President, you were elected to lead. You chose to follow. And now it's time for you to get out of the way.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Politicians are usually the first to forget that if you assume someone else is acting in bad faith, they will do the same to you. Questioning motives poisons the well.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
I think for the most part people are proud of the bicultural foundation New Zealand is built on and the fact that we are a multicultural society.
There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.
Pamela Anderson Lee released a statement confirming that she has had her breast implants removed. Doctors say that Pamela is doing fine and that her old implants are now dating Charlie Sheen.
If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be --not understood, but divined.
Remy de Gourmont
Whenever I write about mental health and integrative therapies, I am accused of being prejudiced against pharmaceuticals. So let me be clear - integrative medicine is the judicious application of both conventional and evidence-based natural therapies.
The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws.
I didn't want to travel. I didn't want to leave my family. I heard all these stories from Dad about not having Edward around when he was young, and I didn't want that to happen.
If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
A. P. Gouthey
Everyone has this perception that the bloggers, they say horrible things about you and they hide behind their computers where you can't see them.
There are two great forces in this world -- good and evil; and no man is worth his salt unless he has lost and won battle for a principle.
We can't destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage.
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