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When a book leaves your hands, it belongs to God. He may use it to save a few souls or to try a few others, but I think that for the writer to worry is to take over God's business.
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
Just as people can watch spellbound a circus artist tumbling through the air in a phosphorized costume, so they can listen to a preacher who uses the Word of God to draw attention to himself. But a sensational preacher stimulates the senses and leaves the spirit untouched. Instead of being the way to God, his 'being different' gets in the way.
If taking one-self seriously as a woman means committing to a life of grooming, pumicing, pruning and polishing one's exterior for the benefit of onlookers, then I may as well leave my unwieldy rucksack to the top of a bleak Scottish hill and make my home there under a stone, where I'll fashion shoes out of mud and clothes out of leaves.
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
Passion is a sort of fever in the mind, which ever leaves us weaker than it found us.
The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation.
In our Country... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.
They say the music you listen to in your formative years stays with you and leaves an impression for the rest of your life. For me, the things that I fell in love with happened in the '70s, when artists were nurtured by record companies and it wasn't about singles.
Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I've learned that getting what you want gives you a pretty high batting average, and leaves you plenty to struggle for.
That is the returning to God which in reality is never concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness, which never again ceases.
Rage is exciting, but leaves me confused and exhausted.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
There is only one home to the life of a river-mussel; there is only one home to the life of a tortoise; there is only one shell to the soul of man: there is only one world to the spirit of our race. If that world leaves its course and smashes on boulders of the great void, whose world will give us shelter?
An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent.
You cannot create new science unless you realize where the old science leaves off and new science begins, and science fiction forces us to confront this.
With sons and fathers, there's an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.
When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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