The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is
Quote by Samuel Butler
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I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies.
All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
God is Love -- I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
It does not matter much what a man hates provided he hates something.
Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray.
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
You are so afraid of losing your moral sense that you are not willing to take it through anything more dangerous than a mud puddle.
I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty's, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It's legendary!
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.
Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It's crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age.
Women should stop going for the bad guys, stop looking so far when the good ones are right there.
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.