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Mastery passes often for egotism.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean de La Fontaine
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness.
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
J. K. Rowling
Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
Orison Swett Marden
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
Well private money can take risks in a way that government money often isn't willing to.
So, do you live around here often?
I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
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