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To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
W. H. Auden
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.
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.
How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals.
It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.
Orison Swett Marden
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
People to whom nothing has ever happened cannot understand the unimportance of events.
T. S. Eliot
Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust.
Pope John Paul II
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?
A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
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