Spring is the time of plans and projects.
More quotes by Leo Tolstoy
I often think that men don’t understand what is noble and what is ignorant, though they always talk about it.
Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.
More quotes about Life
People are never so likely to be wrong as when they are organized. And they never have so little freedom. Perhaps that is why the people at large keep their freedom. People can be manipulated only when they are organized.
Let us not forget: I didn’t just wake up First Lady… I mean, I went to law school, I practised law, I worked for the city, I ran a nonprofit (and) I was an executive at a hospital. I’ve been in the world. I’ve worked in every sector, and you don’t do that without coming up against some stuff. You know, having your feelings hurt, having people say things about you that aren’t true Life hits you, so over the course of living, you learn how to protect yourself in it. You learn to take in what you need and get rid of the stuff that’s clearly not true.
What I greatly hope for these children everywhere, is a new attitude toward life–free from the gullibility which thinks we can get something for nothing; free from the greed which thinks any permanent good can come of overreaching others; and, above all, expectant of change, so that when life gives them a jolt they will be fully prepared to push on eagerly along new lines.
I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that.
You must demand nothing less than the best of yourself and for yourself. You must tell yourself that it is not wrong to want it all.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it.