Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Jim Rohn Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
William James The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
Corrie Ten Boom Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.
Greg Egan Diaspora starts about a thousand years from now. Most of human civilisation has moved inside computers essentially, a major branch of our descendants consists of conscious software.
Michael Haneke People expect me to be dark and gloomy, then write that I'm a jolly chap, and after all, that is what I am. I think it's a case of an absolute romantic naivety that there should be a parallel between the work and the artist.
Franklin P. Jones Originality is the art of concealing your source.
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Elizabeth I I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
James Spader If I don't need the money, I don't work. I'm going to spend time with my family and friends, and I'm going to travel and read and listen to music and try to learn a little bit more about how to be a human being, as opposed to learning how to be somebody else.
Alfred North Whitehead It is the business of the future to be dangerous and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.
A. J. P. Taylor In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
Herb Ritts I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert he was like a second father.
Tom Brady I could talk food all day. I love good food.
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