There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
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To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
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.
To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
The humblest painter is a true scholar and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Yeah, I mean the material, directors, the other cast, and if you think you can do something with the character then you do it and go from there. I am looking forward to doing some smaller movies.
Live truth instead of professing it.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be.
Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death.
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
I lead no party I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.