I do not know what 'moss' stands for in the proverb , but if it stood for useful knowledge... I gathered more moss by rolling than I ever did at school.
Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
What a man thinks of himself that is what determines, or rather indicates his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.
With unemployment still abysmally high, the Obama economy is crushing Hispanics' dreams for their children to live a better life.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
You cannot mistake Bush's clarity of purpose. He believes in a story about freedom and opportunity that makes his followers feel like they aren't just ticking their days down but are part of something larger than themselves.
Men must be governed by God, or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
Marion Zimmer Bradley
To hazard much to get much has more of avarice than wisdom.
Speak softly and employ a huge man with a crowbar.
I wouldn't say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren't relevant to modern life, it's just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
We went online to surrogacy agencies. We interviewed lots of people - and I have to say, with all due respect, some of them were freaks. I was very leery of the process the whole way through.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
I've been a critic of the antiglobalization movement, and they've been a critic of me, but the one thing I respect about the movement is their authentic energy. These are not people who don't care about the world.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.
President means chief servant
Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.
In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
One death is a tragedy one million is a statistic.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
she had no resources for solitude
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
In theory there is a possibility of perfect happiness: To believe in the indestructible element within one, and not to strive towards it.
The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything.
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