The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
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Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
A place for everything, everything in its place.
I look upon death to be as necessary to our constitution as sleep. We shall rise refreshed in the morning.
The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
You're only lonely if you're not there for you.
I'm all about change, and I know things are going to move forward in life, and that's just how it goes.
You should be having more fun in high school, exploring things because you want to explore them and learning because you love learning-not worrying about competition.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future.