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It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself.
Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy.
Bryant H. McGill
It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's 'mature' critics often are.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
When people discuss religion, it is a pity that they often become excited and argue. We should merely listen, as one does on a dark night; we should merely gaze at the stars.
I am often the brunt of my own humor.
Charles R. Swindoll
Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.
The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.
The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable.
Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle.
Religious people often prefer to be right rather than compassionate. Often, they don't want to give up their egotism. They want their religion to endorse their ego, their identity.
Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.
People often speak of God being even-handed. God is not even-handed. God is biased, in favor of the weak, of the despised.
Often, we ignore the fact that our spiritual condition and psychological state of mind are highly affected by what is happening to us physically. Sometimes depression is simply the result of exhaustion.
Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change, it can be somewhat daunting - it's kind of like trying to lose weight, which I know something about.
The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.
Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it.
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
I often get ideas for songs on the tour bus at odd times. Like at 6am when no one is around, I'd just write.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
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