What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says “ I need you because I love you. “
High expectations are the key to everything. I presume that he is referring to high expectations of himself. I am fairly certain that while he may see others better than they see themselves, I suspect he does not expect others to necessarily perform well. I suspect he is grateful for what they do for him and not resentful for what they don’t do. expectations are nothing more than premeditated resentment.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ‘em.
If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us out?
If you haven’t seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven’t seen her smile her prettiest.
Indecision may or may not be my problem.
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.