The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
In the blood of the martyrs to intolerance are the seeds of unbelief.
Opinion of ghosts, ignorance of second causes, devotion to what men fear, and talking of things casual for prognostics, consisteth the natural seeds of religion
Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
It's a sign of wisdom that seeds don't squander their energy all at once, instead calmly waiting until the time is right. Seeds aren't stupid
Words are also seeds, and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance, they grow and bring forth after their kind
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
And here we encounter the seeds of government disaster and collapse -- the kind that wrecked ancient Rome and every other civilization that allowed a socio political monster called the welfare state to exist
An act of goodwill
its beauty inspires,
its fragrance uplifts and
its seeds are carried far and wide to
propagate further acts of goodwill.
The seeds are carried within our hearts.
The fragrance perfumed is released
with a loving act.
You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
The worst thing in life may contain the seeds of the best. When you see crisis as an opportunity, your life becomes not easier, but more satisfying.
It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness calling their denial knowledge.
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.
Our defence is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
It is in those acts which we call trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted.
Every tragedy contains the seeds of triumph.
The history of any nation follows an undulatory course. In the trough of the wave we find more or less complete anarchy; but the crest is not more or less complete Utopia, but only, at best, a tolerably humane, partially free and fairly just society that invariably carries within itself the seeds of its own decadence.
Thoughts are like seeds. If you want different results in life, you have to figure out which thoughts are capable of growing those results and which aren’t.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.