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Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It's the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else's pain is as meaningful as your own.
My mother and father were both much more remarkable than any story of mine can make them. They seem to me just mythically wonderful.
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
Vincent Van Gogh
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
Ulysses S. Grant
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
W. Somerset Maugham
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
The magician and the politician have much in common: they both have to draw our attention away from what they are really doing.
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth - both financial affluence and emotional security.
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.
W. H. Auden
Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying.
Simone de Beauvoir
That saying, about how you always kill the thing you love, well, it works both ways.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time.
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