Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.
Quote by Anton Chekhov
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The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Doctors are just the same as lawyers the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
If anybody ran a business like that they would be out of business quickly, and Barack Obama's leadership is driving this business, the United States of America, toward a fiscal cliff.
Another parent's different approach raises the possibility that you've made a mistake with your child. We simply can't tolerate that because we fear that any mistake, no matter how minor, could have devastating consequences. So we proclaim the superiority of our own choices. We've lost sight of the fact that people have preferences.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - never.
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.