The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place
The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.
There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
There is no place in a fanatic's head where reason can enter.
Second place is the first loser.
All altruism springs from putting yourself in the other person's place.
If extravagance were a fault, it would not have a place in the festivals of the gods.
It has not been definitively proved that the language of words is the best possible language. And it seems that on the stage, which is above all a space to fill and a place where something happens, the language of words may have to give way before a language of signs whose objective aspect is the one that has the most immediate impact upon us.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
Who is this that cries from the ends of the earth? Who is this one man who reaches to the extremities of the universe? He is one, but that one is unity. He is one, not one in a single place, but the cry of this one man comes from the remotest ends of the earth. But how can this one man cry out from the ends of the earth, unless he be one in all?
It is the Sri Lanka government that has failed to learn the lessons from the emergence of the struggles for self determination in several parts of the globe and the innovative structural changes that have taken place.
I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream?
The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's time.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place.
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.
He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end.