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The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.
To live outside the law, you must be honest.
Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
We must act out passion before we can feel it.
Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
Life must be lived as play.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.
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