You show your worth by what you seek! – Rumi
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Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
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The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have them where I can find them, but I seldom use them.
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large mattertis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
You are all fundamentalists with a top dressing of science. That is why you are the stupidest of conservatives and reactionists in politics and the most bigoted of obstructionists in science itself. When it comes to getting a move on you are all of the same opinion: stop it, flog it, hang it, dynamite it, stamp it out.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.