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Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
Pope John Paul II
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
James Russell Lowell
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
Charles de Gaulle
The great mystery of our consciousness is beyond our grasp.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions.
Success should always be just beyond your grasp.
I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it - in a decade, a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?
John Archibald Wheeler
It was psychobabbler Abraham Maslow who wrote of the phenomena of self-actualization. What Maslow failed to grasp is that reaching true self-actualization can only be ultimately achieved when you have your own brand of ammunition.
Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government.
Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.
Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form.
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