He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.
It's better to be a lion for a day, than a sheep all your life.
Sister Elizabeth Kenny
A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.
He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
James Tyler Kent
While Homeopathy itself is a perfect science, its truth is only partially known. The truth itself relates to the Divine, the knowledge relates to man.
The course of human history is determined, not by what happens in the skies, but by what takes place in our hearts.
Sir Arthur Kent
Maybe we are less than our dreams, but that less would make us more than some Gods would dream of.
Sister Corita Kent
Women's liberation is the liberation of the feminine in the man and the masculine in the woman.
Love the moment and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Education is too important to be left solely to the educators.
In the electronic age, books, words and reading are not likely to remain sufficiently authoritative and central to knowledge to justify literature.
The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed.
Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.
I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has ever found a way to drink for a living.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
Harry S. Truman
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Henry Ward Beecher
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
Arnold H. Glasow
We cannot build the future by avenging the past.
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
Edgar Allan Poe
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.
What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and surest support?
So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.
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