alyse92 - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.]]> <![CDATA[We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.]]> <![CDATA[Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.]]> <![CDATA[Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.]]> <![CDATA[To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.]]> <![CDATA[I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were worth the postage.]]> <![CDATA[There is no remedy for love than to love more.]]> <![CDATA[The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed.]]> <![CDATA[Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.]]> <![CDATA[Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.]]> <![CDATA[The heart is forever inexperienced.]]> <![CDATA[I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.]]> <![CDATA[The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.]]> <![CDATA[Water is the only drink for a wise man.]]> <![CDATA[In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.]]> <![CDATA[If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.]]> <![CDATA[Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.]]> <![CDATA[The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.]]> <![CDATA[The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.]]> <![CDATA[Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.]]> <![CDATA[No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.]]> <![CDATA[It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.]]> <![CDATA[The secret to humor is surprise.]]> <![CDATA[The end of labor is to gain leisure.]]> <![CDATA[We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.]]> <![CDATA[This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.]]> <![CDATA[Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.]]> <![CDATA[Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.]]> <![CDATA[I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.]]> <![CDATA[Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.]]> <![CDATA[The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.]]> <![CDATA[The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.]]> <![CDATA[The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [Are] that a thing is your own and that it is your only one.]]>