Ralph Waldo Emerson
Skill to do comes of doing.
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Wit makes its own welcome and levels all distinctions.
We know better than we do, We do not yet possess ourselves.
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Work is victory.
What a new face courage puts on everything.
One man's folly is another man's wife.
I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.
My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go.
My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.
For everything I do, I think about a 6-year-old girl and her mom that I saw at my concert last night. I think about what those two individuals would think if I were at a club last night. I never want to be arrested, and I never want to get a DUI, those are my moral values.
Oh my gosh, I feel like I'm really obsessive about anything dealing with my health.
Jesus teaches us to forgive and I've got to trust him on that one.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.