Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
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And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too.
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.
Love, free as air at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at its root.
I have run a general election campaign pregnant and ran Ed Miliband's leadership campaign commuting to London with a new baby so I already have my system set up.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
I look away at car crashes, and I know people who look away at car crashes, because it makes us uncomfortable to watch other people in pain.
If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion.
Who I am as a guitarist is defined by my failure to become Jimi Hendrix.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions.
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.