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The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people.
It's not mere extremism that makes folks at the fringes so troubling; it's extremism wedded to false beliefs. Humans have long been dupes, easily gulled by rumors and flat-out lies.
White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.
William S. Paley
She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.
Impatience translates itself into a desire to have something immediate done about it all, and, as is generally the case with impatience, resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand.
You can use your means in a good and bad way. In German-speaking art, we had such a bad experience with the Third Reich, when stories and images were used to tell lies. After the war, literature was careful not to do the same, which is why writers began to reflect on the stories they told and to make readers part of their texts. I do the same.
Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
The real peril of war lies not in military defeat. It lies in war itself, whether we win or lose.
John T. Flynn
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
Passive violence can be as simple as someone honking their horn at you for not turning fast enough when the light changes. And it can be highly complex, like when your co-worker undermines all of your work relationships by spreading rumors and lies about you. That's how passive violence rolls.
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.
And all your future lies beneath your hat.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
The fundamental laws necessary for the mathematical treatment of a large part of physics and the whole of chemistry are thus completely known, and the difficulty lies only in the fact that application of these laws leads to equations that are too complex to be solved.
Today, the biggest challenge we must meet is the one we present to ourselves. To not become a nation that places entitlement ahead of accomplishment. To not become a country that places comfortable lies ahead of difficult truths. To not become a people that thinks so little of ourselves that we demand no sacrifice from each other.
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
India is a vibrant nation whose strength lies in its commitment to equal rights and to speech, religious and economic freedoms that enrich the lives of all citizens. India is not only the world's largest democracy; it is also a secular, pluralistic society committed to inclusive growth.
Its success lies in the fact that it's an insurance plan, not an investment plan or a welfare plan.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality.
It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.
Benjamin E. Mays
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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