People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln Quotes
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
I am not concerned that you have fallen; I am concerned that you arise.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.
A man is born alone and dies alone and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
With 'Bright Star' and with 'The Piano,' too, I felt a kind of sadness about it being in such a different era, because of my lack of experience with the era. And one of the ways I'd get over it is to remind myself that every film, even if it's contemporary, creates its own world.
Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Accuse not nature, she hath done her part Do thou but thine, and be not diffident Of wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thou Dismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh, By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.