Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Quote by George Eliot
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Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to sit still.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
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.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
I get those fleeting, beautiful moments of inner peace and stillness - and then the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day, I'm a human trying to make it through in this world.
It's cool to have parents and family who will always tell me the truth no matter what. They'll tell me if I'm doing something stupid!
Bush is morally a universalist. For instance, he says the freedom is good, the same thing is good, all over the world. So in that sense he's a universalist.
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy.