If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.
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George Eliot When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
George Santayana The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
Gary North This is God's world, not Satan's. Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.
Kris Kristofferson Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Ayrton Senna I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
Betty Dodson We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.
Thornton Wilder Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Talcott Parsons The implications of these considerations justify the statement that all empirically verifiable knowledge even the commonsense knowledge of everyday life - involves implicitly, if not explicitly, systematic theory in this sense.
Laura Schlessinger Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.
Carol Burnett I'm glad I was born when I was. My time was the golden age of variety. If I were starting out again now, maybe things would happen for me, but it certainly would not be on a variety show with 28 musicians, 12 dancers, two major guest stars, 50 costumes a week by Bob Mackie. The networks just wouldn'...
Gerald Jampolsky When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
John Lewis It was not enough to come and listen to a great sermon or message every Sunday morning and be confined to those four walls and those four corners. You had to get out and do something.
Marco Rubio Leadership can not be measured in a poll or even in the result of an election. It can only be truly seen with the benefit of time. From the perspective of 20 years, not 20 days.
Simone Signoret Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Strom Thurmond If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.
Doris Lessing There's an unconscious bias in our society: girls are wonderful boys are terrible. And to be a boy, or young man, growing up, having to listen to all this, it must be painful.
Kristen Wiig For movies to get greenlit solely based on the success of other movies that have a lot of women in them? It's so ridiculous to me.
Abraham Lincoln Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Peter Drucker No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
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