Nobody - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine]]> <![CDATA[The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there.]]> <![CDATA[God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.]]> <![CDATA[Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured and far away. It is not important that he should mature as soon as an apple tree or an oak.]]> <![CDATA[Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.]]> <![CDATA[God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble [James 4:6]]]> <![CDATA[Whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.]]> <![CDATA[It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.]]> <![CDATA[When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.]]> <![CDATA[If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.]]> <![CDATA[I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.]]> <![CDATA[And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.]]> <![CDATA[Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man.]]> <![CDATA[There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.]]> <![CDATA[A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.]]> <![CDATA[Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.]]> <![CDATA[The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.]]> <![CDATA[Hope is the dream of a waking man.]]> <![CDATA[At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.]]> <![CDATA[My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.]]> <![CDATA[The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.]]> <![CDATA[Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.]]> <![CDATA[There is no shortcut to life. To the end of our days, life is a lesson imperfectly learned.]]> <![CDATA[Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.]]> <![CDATA[The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.]]> <![CDATA[I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man.]]> <![CDATA[In those days he was wiser than he is now -- he used frequently to take my advice.]]> <![CDATA[Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.]]> <![CDATA[I also remember the moment my life changed, the moment I finally said, I've had it! I know I'm much more than I'm demonstrating mentally, emotionally, and physically in my life. I made a decision in that moment which was to alter my life forever. I decided to change virtually every aspect of my life. I decided I would never again settle for less than I can be.]]> <![CDATA[My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.]]> <![CDATA[I don't exist when you don't see me.]]> <![CDATA[A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.]]> <![CDATA[We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.]]> <![CDATA[You are within God. God is within you.]]> <![CDATA[We are all cells in the same body of humanity.]]> <![CDATA[A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.]]> <![CDATA[My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within.]]> <![CDATA[We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over. So in a series of kindness there is, at last, one which makes the heart run over.]]> <![CDATA[Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.]]> <![CDATA[The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had. ]]> <![CDATA[I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.]]> <![CDATA[Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.]]> <![CDATA[Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends.]]> <![CDATA[Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.]]> <![CDATA[When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.]]> <![CDATA[From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.]]> <![CDATA[A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.]]> <![CDATA[Conceit is God's gift to little men.]]> <![CDATA[Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide; In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.]]> <![CDATA[Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.]]> <![CDATA[To love someone deeply Gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply Gives you courage. ]]> <![CDATA[Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return. Each separate being in the universe returns to the common source.]]> <![CDATA[It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.]]> <![CDATA[I can't believe that God plays dice with the universe.]]> <![CDATA[I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.]]> <![CDATA[The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.]]> <![CDATA[A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.]]> <![CDATA[The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion.]]> <![CDATA[A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.]]> <![CDATA[The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.]]> <![CDATA[God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.]]> <![CDATA[When I was young, I said to God, god, tell me the mystery of the universe. But God answered, that knowledge is for me alone. So I said, god, tell me the mystery of the peanut. Then God said, well, George, that's more nearly your size.]]> <![CDATA[I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door -- or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.]]> <![CDATA[I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.]]> <![CDATA[The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.]]> <![CDATA[Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.]]> <![CDATA[Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.]]> <![CDATA[For those who wish to climb the mountain of spiritual awareness, the path is selfless work. For those who have attained the summit of union with the Lord, the path is stillness and peace.]]> <![CDATA[Teach only love for that is what you are.]]> <![CDATA[Perception is a mirror not a fact. And what I look on is my state of mind, reflected outward.]]> <![CDATA[This instant is the only time there is.]]> <![CDATA[I am never upset for the reason I think.]]> <![CDATA[I can elect to change all thoughts that hurt.]]> <![CDATA[Only my condemnation injures me.]]> <![CDATA[Only your mind can produce fear.]]>