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The things that we love tell us what we are.

St. Thomas Aquinas

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent van Gogh

Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.

Brigham Young

Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul.

Henry Ward Beecher

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.

William Hazlitt

The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.

Sun Tzu

When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.

John Donne

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.

Edmund Burke

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Winston Churchill

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.

Immanuel Kant

Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.

Marcel Proust

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

Titus Maccius Plautus

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.

Orison Sweet Marden

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.

Rabindranath Tagore

We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.

Jean Giraudoux

We are not won by arguments that we can analyze, but by tone and temper; by the manner, which is the man himself.

Samuel Butler

I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays, called the critic and said: 'I have your review in front of me and soon it will be behind me.'

Barbra Streisand

When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.

George Harrison

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?

Arthur Miller

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

T.S. Eliot

It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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