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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful.
Frederick William Robertson
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself.
When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don't just turn it off one day.
The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?
This week, the world gathers in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic games. This is the extraordinary moment China has been dreaming of for 100 years. People have been longing for this moment, because it symbolises a turning point in China's relationship with the outside world.
There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.
As economic globalization gathers momentum, China and the United States have become highly interdependent economically. Such economic relations would not enjoy sustained, rapid growth if they were not based on mutual benefit or if they failed to deliver great benefits to the United States.
In history, one gathers clues like a detective, tries to present an honest account of what most likely happened, and writes a narrative according to what we know and, where we aren't absolutely sure, what might be most likely to have happened, within the generally accepted rules of evidence and sources.
Victor Davis Hanson
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