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Thought is born of failure.
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
No sadder proof can be given of a person's own tiny stature, than their disbelief in great people.
Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute.
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.
If you've heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art.
If you were happy every day of your life you wouldn't be a human being, you'd be a game show host.
Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad.
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.
No two men can be half an hour together but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another people are friends in spots.
The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
The fool is always beginning to live.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.
Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
There is nothing to which men, while they have food and drink, cannot reconcile themselves.
My life is a battle.
We need not fear life, because God/Buddha/GreatSpirit is the Ruler of all and we need not fear death, because He shares immortality with us.
An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it.A hobby is hard work you wouldn't do for a living.
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
Beauty is all very well at first sight but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.
And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]
Birds sing after a storm why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult
In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish.
Force without forecast is to little avail.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another, but above all try something.
Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring.
Delegating means letting others become the experts and hence the best.
In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
A man is known by the company he organizes.
Predicting the future is easy. It's trying to figure out what's going on now that's hard.
After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language?
When I grip the wheel too tight, I find I lose control.
Time takes away the grief of men.
But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
Real firmness is good for anything strut is good for nothing.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.
Dance like nobody's watching;
Love like you've never been hurt.
Sing like nobody's listening.
Live like it's heaven on earth.
ΚΚΚΚΚΚΚΚ ~Mark Twain~
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." -Gandhi
Hunger is not only the best cook, but also the best physician.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man.
Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in aim at earth, and you will get neither.
Live on doubts it becomes madness or stops entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
The end of learning is to know God, and out of that knowledge to love Him and imitate Him.
The greatest joy of life is to love and be loved.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
You generally hear that what a man doesn't know doesn't hurt him, but in business what a man doesn't know does hurt.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone.
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
Only one thing is certain -- that is, nothing is certain. If this statement is true, it is also false.
Cynicism is cheap -- you can buy it at any Monoprix store -- it's built into all poor-quality goods.
Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.
To a father, when a child dies, the future dies to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.
Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the Fascism.
Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.