My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
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With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
If you look for the bad in people, you will surely find it.
I am not concerned that you have fallen; I am concerned that you arise.
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
I really, specifically, love acting, and I think it's a really cool thing to be really indulgent and follow that. I have a lot of ambitions in life, but for the next few years, I just want to be an actor. That's a lucky opportunity, and that drives me to want to be good at that.
It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.