Always leave something to wish for otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best for that we must have recourse to art.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune to keep him is a blessing.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
Don't be another cliche, the world already has your idol, now be your own idol, be you.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change.
My music appeals in America. There is less of the purist criticism I get here. And to be a hit in the U.S... what singer doesn't have that dream?
Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Marriage equality changed life for people.