As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Our value is the sum of our values.
Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of man. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power.
Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.
Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old loves are the worst.
Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.
All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent.
Let us treat the men and women well: treat them as if they were real: perhaps they are.
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
Economy has frequently nothing whatever to do with the amount of money being spent, but with the wisdom used in spending it.
I want to admit that I am an optimist. Any tough problem, I think it can be solved.
Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.
Consistency is the hallmark of the unimaginative.
A short story is a different thing all together - a short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.
I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.
The Ones Who Are Crazy Enough To Think That They Can Change The World Are The Ones Who Do.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
Without story books is like a person with no soul.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
How soon not now, becomes never.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
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