Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer.
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
The three great problems of this century the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
To love beauty is to see light.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
I don't have any romantic ideas about marriage. Trust me. A white dress... ? No. It's not something for me.
Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
There's really no such thing as the agony of dying. I'm quite sure that pain is shut off at the moment of death. You see, something happens when the body knows it's about to go. Peptide hormones are released by cells in the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. Endorphins. They attach themselves to the cells responsible for feeling pain.
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
The Republicans need to work on registration and getting out their vote and their early voters and absentees. Grassroots stuff.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options.
Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe (Very wise is he that can know himself.)
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.