As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
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Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Trust your brain to suggest a solution, then have the courage to follow through.
Art is long, life short, judgment difficult, opportunity transient. To act is easy, to think is hard
When one bases his life on principle 99 percent of his decisions are already made.
No matter how much success you're having, you can't continue working together if you can't communica
Continually trying to satisfy someone who attempts to control you is like bailing someone out of jai
It shook Therese in the profoundest part of her where no words were, no easy words like death or dyi
Tyranny flourishes in those societies that reject the Reformed Faith. Tyranny is squelched and liber
Joseph C. Morecraft III
It's funny how you get a bit older and become more accepting of things. When you're in your twenties
I am not a one in a million kind of girl. I am once in a lifetime kind of woman.
And I don't want to live anywhere where I am famous. It makes me very, very uncomfortable, because i
I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.
We seldom question the purpose of life when our world is sunny and bright. This question tends to hi
Donald L. Hicks
When people give one star ratings, they seem to be trying to make a point. In my opinion, one star r
For me, personally, marriage is a man and a woman living together.
The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure of carbon to the equilibrium of the species
It is said culture requires slaves. I say that no cultured society can be built with slaves. This te
Traditional folk music and dance in India ,specially women oriented . every folk music has a homely
It seems I can go from elated, embarrassed, angry, and back to embarrassed in four comments flat.
Christianity is not primarily a matter of externals, nevertheless it does find expression in convers
Other people's heads are too wretched a place for true happiness to have its seat.
A shrink and a patient switching places. Who is REALLY the boss?
All definitions are a part of the intellectual dissection and compartmentalization of control.
Travel opens us up, exposes us to new people and places. New thoughts, new ways of being and a large
Expand!You are not small. Your Foremothers did not do what they did so you could occupy small!
Many a man has walked up to the opportunity for which he has long been preparing himself looked it
B. C. Forbes
What a different result one gets by changing the metaphor!
The word 'religion' has acquired a very bad name among those who really love truth, justice, charity
Our biggest fear is not in expressing the truth but that we will be attacked or belittled because of
I am not moved by what I see.; I am moved by what I believe. What I do believe is greater, stronger
Truth never dies.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
Be the love of your love, not the slave of your love.
Then she told herself to stop her nonsense. If you looked for things to make you feel hurt and wretc
Teach them the shame that tells the lie, “I am unforgivable,” when the truth is, “I feel unforgivabl
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the o
Edgar Allan Poe
Break the rushy-soul of your soul by element of Trust
When you feel that creeping self-doubt, acknowledge it. Write down your feelings in your journal in
Bummer,' said Ira, his new word for "I must remain as neutral as possible" and "Your mother's a whor
Edwards’s God was glorious, full of beauty, and seemingly uninterested in making people feel insecur
Matthew Paul Turner
We could do ourselves a tremendous favor by letting go of the people who poison our spirit.
Men's memoirs are about answers; women's memoirs are about questions. Most male authors want to look
Her soul was soothed by his presence, Her mind was soothed by his beliefsHer heart was soothed by hi
There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of s
I have a talent for hurting things," Jack perches the rifle on his cocked hip, and it's so insuffera
He who dies with the most toys...dies a child.
I don’t regret or fear my problems and roadblocks. They have made me brave and given me the opportun
Usually, in romantic comedies, you end up sacrificing a great deal of the complexity - you know, jus
YOUR LIFE IS WHAT YOU CHOOSE IT TO BE FROM EVERY MOMENT ONWARDS, WITHIN THE LIMITS OF YOUR CONTROL.
Hope doesn't require a massive chain where heavy links of logic hold it together. A thin wire will d
Charles R. Swindoll
But sometimes it's the sunshine that frightens us more than the big black shadows.
Stubbornness is the bearer of disaster…
You can listen to silence, Reuven. I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn fr
To think that two bodies, crooked by life into question marks, when encountering one another did not
If you want to find God have a look around you. He's in everything you see, smell, taste, feel, touc
I homeschool my children not to prepare them for tests but to prepare them for life.
Tamara L. Chilver
Give it air & let the scar on your soul reveal itself, because, like the body, it too was made to he
Curtis Tyrone Jones
What goodness she might hold in her heart had been overshadowed by her actions, again and again, She
Mackenzie glanced through the glass doors. It was dark outside, except for the dim light from the fr
The world is full up with the talented impersonators of the Devil
Mehmet Murat ildan
Well, at first I was thinking we could challenge them to a few rounds of Scattergories, but then I r
Brian K. Vaughan
Marry your offline and online systems. So when you meet someone in person, make sure to connect with
Lisa A. Mininni
NON SI PUÒ SOSTITUIRE QUALCOSA DI UNICO, NON SI PUÒ RIEMPIRE UN ABISSO CHE NON VUOLE ESSERE RIEMPITO
Your thoughts and words will either acquit or condemn you.
To wait for someone else or to expect someone else to make my life richer or fuller or more satis
Kathleen Tierney Andrus
The narrator analyzes that the maturing, passing away boy within him, "had issued me a challenge as
I honestly didn't believe I could bear any more suffering. I was convinced that the child within me
I was bred and raised in a multi-cultural music background.
Faith is an organ of knowledge, and love an organ of experience.
Your function as a critic is to show that it is really you yourself who should have written the book
You are what you love, not who loves you.
I know that I came into the world with what I call 'big dharma' - with a blueprint to teach self-rel
I hang up. I feel like a serious man in the emotional climax of a film that ends with a teary defeat
Whoever prolongs his desire ruins his actions
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Even though Marcus really believed some miracle would happen, he didn't waste a second." He gave a s
Your past doesn't dictate what your future will be.
The more money you spend on guns, the less money you spend on people! More weapons, less happiness;
Mehmet Murat ildan
And all the books you've read have been read by other people. And all the songs you've loved have be
This is us at forty-three per cent animosity.
Why are you so weird?""Because my weird has to be able to cancel out your weird, Lady Cross-stitch."
In violence there is often the quality of yearning - the yearning for completion. For closure. For t
Don’t worry about paying me. Stay alive, child. You must save yourself. And, whatever you do, don’t
Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord.
You're right," Early said. "Those are two different things.""What are?", I asked, surprised that he
Am I a mindless fool? My life is a fragment, a disconnected dream that has no continuity. I am so ti
Ross David Burke
It's not a romance, it's a love story.
I look at what I have not and think myself unhappy others look at what I have and think me happy.
Mirth is better than fun and happiness is better than mirth.
People go on marrying because they can't resist natural forces, although many of them may know perfe
Time is priceless gift.
...to alienate human beings from their own decision-making is to change them into objects.
Man always dies before he is fully born.
Without guilt or remorse, shame was an empty emotion. Indeed, shame would not be shame.
As I stood in the room looking at it for the last time, I felt again the cold metal of the handcuffs
Talk to yourself like a cherished friend. Treat yourself with love and care. You are perfect, just a
Amy Leigh Mercree
Confidence comes from relentless pursuit of perfection.
Whenever you feel like feeling like a devil's advocate, Bible-thump. That, in a worldly world, is th
If you have goals and procrastination, you have nothing. If you have goals and you take action, you
Thomas J. Vilord
When white-collar people get jobs they sell not only their time and energy but their personalities
C. Wright Mills
Success has always been the greatest liar - and the "work" itself is a success; the great statesman,
Light means knowledge in the Greek language it can also be translated as illumination, knowledge, in
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