The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book.
Many deceive themselves, imagining they'll find happiness in change.
We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
You are a man, not God; you are human, not an angel. How can you expect to remain always in a constant state of virtue, when this was not possible even for an angel of Heaven, nor for the first man in the Garden?
The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
Anyone who thinks hard work will never hurt you has never had to pay to have it done. Jesus now has many lovers of his Heavenly Kingdom, but few bearers of his cross.
When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.
Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you.
No one is qualified to converse in public except those contented to do without such conversation.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
People have not been horrified by war to a sufficient extent... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige as the warrior does today.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.
We are under exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living.
The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.
The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
A funeral is a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker.
Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own.
Confidante. One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Happiness is an agreeable sensation, arising from contemplating the misery of others.
An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Historian. A broad -- gauge gossip.
Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state.
Insurance: An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify.
Laughter -- An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
Life. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity.
Before undergoing a surgical operation, arrange your temporal affairs. You may live.
An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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