T. S. Eliot
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Any religion is for ever in danger of petrifaction into mere ritual and habit, though ritual and habit be essential to religion.
We shall not cease from our exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory out of desire, stirring. Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in a forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers.
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge, Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good so far as we do evil or good, we are human and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing at least we exist.
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
In a minute there is time for decision and revisions that a minute will reverse.
Only those who will risk going too far Can possibly find out how far one can go.
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
In a democracy, citizens pass judgment on their government, and if they are kept in the dark about what their government is doing, they cannot be in a position to make well-grounded decisions.
Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
The world is not yet exhaused; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
It's cool now to play golf.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Design and technology should be the subject where mathematical brainboxes and science whizzkids turn their bright ideas into useful products.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.