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One of the great advantages of cremation - apart from all sanitary conditions - lies in the swift restoration to Mother Nature of the material elements composing the physical and astral corpses, brought about by the burning.
That's the one for my tombstone... Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?
You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.
The real difference between the United States and other nations lies not in the words of the preamble to the Constitution, but in the fact that the substantive clauses of that Constitution are enforced by individuals independent of and not beholden to the elected branches.
Harold H. Greene
Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.
I believe our legacy will be defined by the accomplishments and fearless nature by which our daughters and sons take on the global challenges we face. I also wonder if perhaps the most lasting expression of one's humility lies in our ability to foster and mentor our children.
Truth exists; only lies are invented.
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.
Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.
Marquis de Sade
I always liked the idea that America is a big facade. We are all insects crawling across on the shiny hood of a Cadillac. We're all looking at the wrapping. But we won't tear the wrapping to see what lies beneath.
There have to be moments when you glimpse something decent, something life-affirming even in the most twisted character. That's where the real art lies. See, I always suspect characters who are painted as lovely, decent human beings. I would always question where the darkness lies.
If you think advantage lies in resources, then you think the best educational system is the one that spends the most money.
I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
The soul's joy lies in doing.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.
The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.
My friend James Cameron and I made three films together - True Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period.
The public is not to see where power lies, how it shapes policy, and for what ends. Rather, people are to hate and fear one another.
Here lies a plain and simple Jew who wrote in plain and simple prose.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
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