It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
Quote by George Eliot
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Wear a smile and have friends, wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
We ust find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Your secret labour is always your open flavour.
I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.
For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
A man existence is punishment enough, he can feel lonely, sad and mad sometimes but what makes one a real man is what he stands to be now for the future.
Great hopes make great men.