Henry Ward Beecher
Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
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God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
Laughter is day, and sobriety is night a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
Humanity needs dreams to be able to survive the miseries of daily existence, even if only for an instant.
My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it.
He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
'Untitled' is a time machine that can transport you to 1992, an edgy moment when the art world was crumbling, money was scarce, and artists like Tiravanija were in the nascent stages of combining Happenings, performance art, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, and the do-it-yourself ethos of punk. Meanwhile, a new art world was coming into being.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
Science will explain how but not why. It talks about what is, not what ought to be. Science is descriptive, not prescriptive it can tell us about causes but it cannot tell us about purposes. Indeed, science disavows purposes.