If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
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Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.
In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore there be any kindness I can show…let me do it now.- William Penn
It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them.
It’s easier to hold onto your own stereotypes and misconceptions, it makes you feel justified in your own ignorance. That’s America. So the challenge for us is, are we ready for change?
Genial manners are good, and power of accommodation to any circumstance, but the high prize of life, the crowning fortune of a man is to be born with a bias to some pursuit, which finds him in employment and happiness, — whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statutes, or songs. I doubt not this was the meaning of Socrates, when he pronounced artists the only truly wise, as being actually, not apparently so.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.