I am neither of the East nor of the West, no boundaries exist within my breast.
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We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons did bury their fathers, but in wars the fathers did bury their sons.
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
There is no prosperity, trade, art, city, or great material wealth of any kind, but if you trace it home, you will find it rooted in a thought of some individual man.
Standing beneath this immense, bejeweled, star-spangled dome, breathing in its life, boundaries fall away, possibilities open up and my wings unfold. And I thought that you were the one who was the angel.
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
It is proved…that things cannot be other than they are, for since everything was made for a purpose, it follows that everything is made for the best purpose.