Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Quote by John Dryden
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The gates of Hell are open night and day Smooth the descent, and easy is the way But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this, the task and mighty labor lies.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
The conscience of a people is their power.
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.
Death in itself is nothing but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today.
We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
Reason to rule but mercy to forgive The first is the law, the last prerogative.
How can finite grasp infinity
There's the best of politics in your home; room and on your bed.
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
I saw that the war could not be prevented. The time had passed.
I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist.
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me.
My wife, whenever I'd go off to work and I'd be kind of anxious, she'll say, 'Remember, have fun.' Oh, I forgot, thanks for the reminder. Because sometimes we do forget. We take it all too seriously and there's a lot of joy to be had wherever you are.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
There are times, like after a long day of work, when the thought of an easy drive-through is enticing. But then I remember how crappy I felt when I ate fast food in the past, and it inspires me to head to the grocery store or my local farmer's market and whip up an easy but healthier option.
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.