A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
Advertising is legalized lying.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
Comedy is the blues for people who can?t sing.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
I'm single because I was born that way.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Life's but short. You might as well be amusing.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
My God. We've had cloning in the South for years. It's called cousins.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
You live but once; you might as well be amusing.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.