Henry James Quotations

-True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one self. But the point is not only to get out – you must stay out. And to stay out, you must have some absorbing errand.
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Matthias

Sometimes it seems like God is difficult to find and impossibly far away. We get so caught up in our small daily duties and irritations that they become the only things that we can focus on. What we forget is … Read the rest

Dan Parker Quotations

Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables: ‘Do not try.’
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Bridget Fisher

After 9/11 happened, I was laying with my sister – I remember telling her, ‘I’m so sad. How, how, how am I gonna to make myself happy?’ And I figured it out. It’s by making other people happy. Other people … Read the rest

Paul Dirac

-In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.
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Gary Hamel

Whatever I can imagine, I can accomplish. I am no longer a vassal in a faceless bureaucracy. I am an activist, not a drone … I am a revolutionary.
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Herbert Otto Quotations

-Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.

-We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live life fully in its total … Read the rest

Lewis Thomas Quotations

-Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labour, exchange information ceaselessly. … Read the rest

Abd-ar-Rahman III Quotations

-I have now reigned about 50 years in victory and peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing … Read the rest

Paul Anka

And now, the end is near;
And so I face the final curtain.
My friend, I’ll say it clear,
I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain.

I’ve lived a life that’s full.
I’ve traveled each and ev’ry highway;
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