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Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
Charles de Montesquieu
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
Thomas A. Edison
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Good character consists of recognizing the selfishness that inheres in each of us and trying to balance it against the altruism to which we should all aspire. It is a difficult balance to strike, but no definition of goodness can be complete without it.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.
Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Because of this, originality consists in returning to the origin.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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