Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
And protect your heart from being inclined toward what you have renounced of people and desires and wishes and option and effort and from losing patience and harmony and pleasure with God at the time of the befalling of calamity.
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does not practice all he wishes or approves
He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does not practice all he wishes or approves.
It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish
This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
No matter where you go,
however far away,
a part of me will be with you
and a part of you, with me, will stay
But to see her was to love her,
love but her,
and love her forever
As for me, to love you alone, to make
you happy, to do nothing which would
contradict your wishes, this is my
destiny and the meaning of my life.
Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and inclinations.
If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.
To the lost man, to the pioneer penetrating a new country, to the naturalist who wishes
to see the wild land at its wildest, the advice is always the same -- follow a river.
The river is the original forest highway. It is nature's own Wilderness Road
Understand that all battles are waged on an unconscious level before they are begun on the conscious one, and this battle is no different. The power structure wishes us to believe that the only options available are those which they present to us, we know this is simply not true, and therefore we must redefine the terrain of this conflict, and clearly, it is a conflict of worldviews and agendas.
The key to the behavior of subjects lies not in pent-up anger or aggression, but in the nature of their relationship to authority. They have given themselves to the authority; they see themselves as instruments for the execution of his wishes; once so defined, they are unable to break free.
Wishing is good for us. Daydreams, fantasies, castles in the air, and aspirations all drive us forward, impel us to make things happen. They also tell us a lot about ourselves. Our wishes come straight from our core, and they are loaded with vital in
A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.