Why should I struggle through hundreds of pages of fabrication to reach half a dozen very little truths?''For fun?''Fun!' He pounced on the word. 'Words are for truth. For facts. Not fiction.
For the Present is the point at which time touches eternity.
Manifesting is a lot like making a cake. The things needed are supplied by you, the mixing is done by your mind and the baking is done in the oven of the universe.
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa
The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of rights.
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Imagination, not intelligence, made us human.
Doubt is the key to knowledge.
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him.
It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it.
It is as wrong for one person to rule many as for many to rule one.
There are four things every person has more of than they know; sins, debt, years, and foes.
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
Luck is infatuated with the efficient.
Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son.
The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust.
When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth
Risk -- If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he doesn't know how wide it is, he'll jump and six times out of ten he'll make it.
The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.
Every thing that grows Holds in perfection but a little moment
Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
A woman is a dish for the gods, if the devil dress her not
Even a clock that is not going is right twice a day.
Stumbling is not falling.
There is a remedy for everything; it is called death.
No one can believe how powerful prayer is and what it can effect, except those who have learned it by experience. Whenever I have prayed earnestly, I have been heard and have obtained more than I prayed for. God sometimes delays, but He always comes.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
Peace with a club in hand is war.
Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.
Live to live and you will learn to live.
Proverb, Portuguese Proverb
Beauty is a good letter of introduction.
Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.
We always know which is the best road to follow, but we follow only the road that we have become accustomed to.
It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shame is worse than death.
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