I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
I am, as I am; whether hideous, or handsome, depends upon who is made judge.
It's all about having fun and smiling and shaking hands.
I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.
Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
When faith is kneeling by his bed of death, And innocence is closing up his eyes, Now if thou would'st, when all have given him over, From death to life, thou might'st him yet recover
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it
Nothing has more retarded the advancement of learning than the disposition of vulgar minds to ridicule and vilify what they cannot comprehend.
The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.
The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.
A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.
I don't see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
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