Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Quote by George Eliot
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It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to sit still.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
It is easy to say how we love new friends and what we think of them but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
I have never seen opponents so silent about their record, and so desperate to keep their power.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
After my mother's death, I had such difficulty relating to people.
I know what my limitations are as an actor, but my strength is putting myself into a well-written part. When I get in trouble is when I have to fix it, or when I have to carry it on personality.
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
I was living on the wrong side of the tracks in Evanston, Illinois, in a home for boys. We had these Jackson 5 records. I really related to their voices - they were about my age, but they were doing it.