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The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
I am not a yachting person, by nature, but I have just enough experience on the sea under sail to feel a certain nostalgia for it when I see a big white racing yacht heeled over at cruising speed on the ocean, and I can still tie a mean bowline knot on just about anything in less than 10 seconds.
Hunter S. Thompson
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
Psychology, unlike chemistry, unlike algebra, unlike literature, is an owner's manual for your own mind. It's a guide to life. What could be more important than grounding young people in the scientific information that they need to live happy, healthy, productive lives? To have good relationships?
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.
It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are... than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
Henry David Thoreau
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
Lope de Vega
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
People see me as cute, but I'm so much more than that.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
There's no better feeling than making your little girls laugh.
A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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