I'm part wood nymph. I require mountains and warm, dense patches of moss to thrive.
After spending many years in Wall Street and after making and losing millions of dollars I want to tell you this: It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting.
I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.
Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.
I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.
I will go anywhere, provided it be forward.
The more wit the less courage.
Using your mind is a faster method to getting what you want. I mean, all you have to do is sit there. What could be easier?
Fear God and work hard.
We were all born equal, but where we are in life now is of our own making.
What a squalid and irresponsible little profession it is. Nothing prepares you for how bad Fleet Street really is until it craps on you from a great height.
Prosperity or egalitarianism -- you have to choose. I favor freedom -- you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
Mario Vargas Llosa
Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.
My ideas flow so rapidly that I have not time to express them??by which means my letters sometimes convey no ideas at all to my correspondents.
No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing.
There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.
It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
Chris Evert Lloyd
Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal with in our correctional facilities, treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers - we need our faith-based and community partners.
Can a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for example, ancient Egypt persisted, or does it necessarily contain within itself forces which must bring either decay or explosion?
Judge of a jest when you have done laughing.
Faith is the refusal to panic.
David Martyn LloydJones
There was this about vampires : they could never look scruffy. Instead, they were... what was the word... deshabille. It meant untidy, but with bags and bags of style.
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.
The glory of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it.
Language is the inventory of human experience.
L. W. Lockhart
No one will ever shine in conversation, who thinks of saying fine things: to please, one must say many things indifferent, and many very bad.
Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.
Berlin is still going through a transition since the Cold War - both in what used to be East and West Berlin. I can still sense the confusion and the struggle for identity there in the streets. There's a pulse to it.
The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.
This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.
There are only two kinds of coaches -- those who have been fired, and those who will be fired.
The sadness which reigned everywhere was but an excuse for unfailing kindness.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp.
Anyone seen on a bus after age thirty has been a failure in life.
Since the regimentation of Medicine by quacks and medical gangsters in control of the American Medical Association, this organization has become one of the most vicious rackets in the country.
Charles Lyman Loffler
An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.
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