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Author: Wendell Berry
Life should be a risk. It's more than a straight line that you can see clearly from one point to the
Only cowards leave words unspoken.
Sarat smiled at the thought. "You couldn't just let us kill ourselves in peace, could you?""Come now
Omar El Akkad
The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Man is but his belief.
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Money is a tool we use to reach certain ends. Nothing more, nothing less. It’s hard to come by, thou
The law," he continued, "is made by the rich people so that the poor people can't get ahead...
But what I do know is this: you got to find your own places. The places you get, girl, the ones that
Having had nothing, I will not settle for crumbs.
There is no other escape like a book. Reading expands your mind and opens your world to a myriad of
There are people who think they can dance out of slavery. “I’m going to do escapist drugs and hop fr
My own faith was nurtured by my grandmother and her clinging deeply to her faith when she was dying
Accept where you are, accept what you have, accept who you are ~ do what you can with all of that an
On some positions, cowardice asks the question, is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and
Martin Luther King Jr.
A child is not to blame for being immersed in a certain environment and handed down complexes
A woman's confidence separates the men from the boys.
Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us - in their depth, their knowled
Beyond the window, a breeze gently gusted―and she heard it―ever so softly, just beyond the panes. Li
I'm just a young guy with big dreams who is working hard to make it on top while many people are wai
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore
Ezra Taft Benson
What about the old standby of kicking a guy in the groin?" "Try to." Love to...
You can't be conferred with a glory you never configured your mind to come to.
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The day you STOP expecting people to have the same compassion as you do,love like you & act like you
Stuart J. Scesney
Love is being able to view a situation without adding duality to it.
Only inner-mastery can bring outer-mastery.
To be creative, first we must be generous. Then we must have a quiet, indomitable belief in our own
I don't think of Home Depot as romantic, but I do think the Christmas wonderland they put up during
We're each of us our own chiaroscuro, our own bit of illusion trying to emerge into something solid,
Monoculture is mono for the earth.
Khang Kijarro Nguyen
On the corporate side, the upshot of our data (the benefit to us) isn't all that interesting unless
To be free, to come to terms with our lives, we have to have a direct experience of ourselves as we
In all my life and in the future, I will always be a faithful and loyal servant to all of my compatr
The day you stop dreaming, you stop creating the future as well!
Mehmet Murat ildan
Most ideas are born and lost in isolation.
Once I knew the depth where no hope was, and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came
The true essence of a dictatorship is in fact not its regularity but its unpredictability and capric
It is easy to use the phrase 'God's will for my life' as an excuse for inaction or even disobedience
A man has a hard time feeling fulfilled when he lives a life that does not serve a purpose that is m
As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from t
Although she was giddy with exhaustion, sleep was a lover who refused to be touched....
To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires i
James E. Faust
I push against the tree and run away, stumbling, the unreal night playing with me, gravity pulling f
What shell did not feel the sound waves and which bird did not face at least once the wind?
Some victories are merely defeat wearing the wrong clothing
M M Romance
'You must've been waiting for someone like me to come along,' I said. I meant, because of the big be
Finding joy in the everyday is bliss, is miraculous, and is totally rediscoverable by each of us. Th
But I suppose it's part of being old to feel that way, half in one world and half in the other, all
Big obstacles shrink when you confront them
Our feelings are the wings of our intuition.
Drifting away from one’s culture leaves one stranded in the middle of nowhere till the time his suff
Opportunities are rare in this life, and fairness, rarer still. So, when you discover a fair opportu
Joel T. McGrath
Sometimes I wish I could just be like everyone else my age and not think at all.
An emotional debt is hard to square.
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
I don’t think I was strong in life. Now it seems like I loved every moment, thatevery breath was cha
Love to live and live to love.
If we understand each other, we can live together in harmony.
I don't really think I feel pressured to become a teen sensation because that's not really my goal i
An uninspired mind creates a lack of energy for the body, resulting in a lack of performance filled
Don't be fooled into thinking that love is special. That it'll fill you up forever. Anyone can fall
You are trying to lure us into revealing information you're not entitled to? With chocolate and wine
Moira J. Moore
The practice of sympathetic joy is rooted in inner development. It’s not a matter of learning techni
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser―in case you thought optimism w
A more common explanation for the feeling of being Old in Soul is tied up in Buddhist and Hindu idea
People don't trust private health insurance companies for all the right reasons.
I want to make my music and be a happy woman, a good wife, a good mom and one day hopefully have a c
Not even old age knows how to love death.
Thank you leaf blowers, for making me look like the world's lamest Ghostbuster. I ain't afraid of no
Every adversity is the fuel for the soul. The greatest self-realization occurs during the greatest a
I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King
When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s, it seemed very easy to find ideas that took
Why people suffer thou the is government. It is because everyone fight into power to take care of th
De philosopher DJ Kyos
If today shows no results, that doesn't mean the past wasn't working or the present isn't working. I
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed m
Sleep is a little death, dreams the whisperings of the other who would drag us all into the eternal
George R.R. Martin
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If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you ... but if you look right at it, you a
Standard is not the money you have nor the creed you belong to ,truly IT IS CHARACTER......
Follow your heart. Just don't get lost.
Ilsa J. Bick
The values most important to us are always the most easily exploitable.
Some Christians have an elastic conscience when it comes to their own foibles—and an ironbound consc
Every complaint is just another opportunity to learn about the person better. Get curious, not angry
Why do women always do this? Why are they so eager to blame themselves when someone treats them like
I'm overly excited to finally announce this amazing global partnership deal back home with EMI Music
There is nothing fulfilling than being in your own company ~
We walked back the way we came, and even though it was dark there were no lights burning inside the
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Why is being a nerd so bad? saying " I noticed you're a nerd is like saying hey, I noticed you'd rat
If he were to put his heart in my hand, he might never find it again. And I'm not cruel enough to le
Courtney C. Stevens
It's not atheists who get stuck in my caw, but agnostics. Doubt is useful for awhile. We all must pa
The truth sticks in our throats with all the sauces it is served with: it will never go down until w
George Bernard Shaw
Earlier you feel being ordinary, chances are that you grow up into someone special; a late realisati
The God that humanity so keenly seeks, lives within the human biology, yet they wander hitherto sear
God can take you where you want to go. Trust in God.
The umbrella won't stop the rain, but it will help you to get out during rainfall. As well as confid
Old people really do have a secret though. You wanna know what it is? Luck.
Even beyond the Middle East, the role of the independent women remains as warped as a Lewis Caroll n
I think it should be obvious by now that I’m not necessarily interested in reality.
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