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He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
Literature must rest always on a principle, and temporal considerations are no principle at all. For, to the poet, all times and places are one; the stuff he deals with is eternal and eternally the same: no theme is inept, no past or present preferable.
In constructing the plot and working it out with the proper diction, the poet should place the scene, as far as possible, before his eyes. In this way, seeing everything with the utmost vividness, as if he were a spectator of the action, he will discover what is in keeping with it, and be most unlikely to overlook inconsistencies.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
Man always dies before he is fully born.
There's one way to find out if a man is honest - ask him. If he says, 'Yes,' you know he is a crook.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all.
Our enemy, the devil, wants to control us, and his target is our will. The main way he tries to influence our will is through lying to us.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.
The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
William Makepeace Thackeray
That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
The presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands.
Lyndon B. Johnson
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed.
The devil put before me that I could not endure the trials of the religious life, because of my delicate nurture. I defended myself against him by alleging the trials which Christ endured, and that it was not much for me to suffer something for His sake; besides, He would help me to bear it.
Saint Teresa of Avila
A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he's persuasive.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
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