The purpose of conservation: the greatest good to the greatest number of people for the longest time.
Had I but died an hour before this chance I had lived a blessed time; for, from this instant,There's nothing serious in mortality, All is but toys; renown and grace is dead, The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.
Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
Wine has been a part of civilized life for some seven thousand years. It is the only beverage that feeds the body, soul and spirit of man and at the same time stimulates the mind.
A full cup of wine at the right time is worth more than all the kingdoms of this earth
You know it is time to diet when you push away from the table and the table moves
I bought a talking refrigerator that said Oink every time I opened the door.† It made me hungry for pork chops.
Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect.
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time.
The accidental prescriptions of authority, when time has procured them veneration, are often confounded with the laws of nature, and those rules are supposed coeval with reason, of which the first rise cannot be discovered
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing. It seemed a waste of time to have him. After that he became less and less, until he was... nothingness.
If two men on a job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, then both are useless.
If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is unnecessary. If they disagree all the time, then both are useless.
You can only get next to God through the effort of preparation. To experience the uncreated, the state of awareness will have to be held for several minutes. You are then between time and the time-less - waiting for the unknown, which will come but cannot be willed.
There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin
Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience 4000 critics
The first time I got up in front of an audience was terror, abject terror, which continued for another four or five years. There still is, a little bit.
Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.
Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.