History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
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It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
He who has health, has hope and he who has hope, has everything.
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that - is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.
Secrecy is the element of all goodness even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
The world's a better place since I chose music.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
We talk a lot on 'Biggest Loser' about how fitness is a natural antidepressant, how it burns off stress. What I like about running is that it gives me time alone. I'm always busy, with people at work, with my kids. I love getting out for a run by myself and just listening to my music.
I love being home at Christmastime.
Freedom is secured every day by our men and women in uniform. We must build a future worthy of their sacrifice.
A man that does not know how to be angry does not know how to be good.
Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights.
I absolutely relate to being alone in squalor, trying to come up with something adequate. I relate to that, and I've been known to crawl out of bed and drink out of a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke.
I love coming home to somebody, I love being in a relationship.
I think I'm a bit less inhibited, and not thinking too much before speaking. It's not about being shameful, I'm just a bit more unabashedly myself because of this thing, and it probably started at age 15. I can be around people and say what I think without fear.