The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.
Quote by William Hazlitt
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The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
It is not fit that every man should travel it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me.
My health is very good.
It's impossible, I think, however much I'd become disillusioned politically or evolve into a post-political person, I don't think I'd ever change my view that socialism is the best political moment humans have ever come up with.
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
I spent my whole life in the private sector, 25 years in the private sector. I understand that when government takes more money out of the hands of people, it makes it more difficult for them to buy things. If they can't buy things, the economy doesn't grow. If the economy doesn't grow, we don't put Americans to work.
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
The President has not created any Ford constituency, unique from that of any Republican President. The one exception to this is that he does show unique strength with young voters for a Republican.
Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it.
If a person hurts you or behaves with you in a hostile manner, Think first what did you do to make him act that way.
My body can't put anyone in jeopardy of not making money anymore - my body is just not on the table that way anymore.