Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
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Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
Society exists for the benefit of its members, not the members for the benefit of society.
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
It's amazing how people will give when you don't ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message.
I think Gingrich has embarrassed the party over time. Whether he'll do it again in the future, I don't know. But Gov. Romney never has.
My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
When women earn the money for the family, everyone in the family benefits. We also know that when women have an income, everyone wins because women dedicate 90% of the income to health, education, to food security, to the children, to the family, or to the community, so when women have an income, everybody wins.
War is like love it always finds a way.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery He has not been broken in two by time he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.