To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
Yet each man kills the thing he lovesBy each let this be heardSome do it with a bitter lookSome with a flattering wordThe coward does it with a kissThe brave man with a sword
A lawyer is a gentlemen that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself.
Lord Henry P. Brougham
You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick. One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.
Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!
We do not always appreciate the role the Queen has played in one of the most significant changes in the past 60 years: the transformation of Britain into a multi-ethnic, multi-faith society. No one does interfaith better than the Royal family, and it starts with the Queen herself.
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it.
I need, absolutely, to be alone.
I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
I had better never see a book than to be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit, and made a satellite instead of a system. The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As we become curators of our own contentment on the Simple Abundance path... we learn to savor the small with a grateful heart.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
The electric things have their life too. Paltry as those lives are.
Philip K. Dick
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