The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
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Art is not a thing it is a way.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.
Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don't trust myself. I need that balance.
People who build family businesses are not classically trained. They have to deal with an enormous amount of politics. You think corporate politics are tough? Go work for your dad or your mom.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
When I was growing up in Mississippi - it was good Southern food... but I also grew up with a Greek family when other kids were eating fried okra, we were eating steamed artichokes. So I think it played a big part in my healthy cooking.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.