Henry Ward Beecher
Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
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Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
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.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
Faith is spiritualized imagination.
A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.
In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time, you're obsolete.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
An idea is salvation by imagination.