Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
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The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
To which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as a blazing meteor when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Let us, then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.
Learn to labour and to wait.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
We are a people that have always celebrated other people's success so long as we always had the opportunity to meet that success ourselves. That is the American nature. That is the American character. That is one of the things that makes us different from the rest of the world. And I'm afraid we could lose that or are on the verge of losing that.
If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
Life's a fight. It's a good fight of faith.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
I just want to do what I do best, and that's fight. I love it.
Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.