One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.Romain Rolland, as quoted in On Relationships: A Book for Teenagers (1999) by Kimberly Kirberger
Greed will always leave you dissatisfied because you'll never be able to get everything you desire. Greed never allows you to think you have enough; it always destroys you by making you strive ever harder for more.Rabbi Benjamin Blech, American academic and writer. Taking Stock: A Spiritual Guide to Rising Above Life's Financial Ups and Downs (2003).
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas children you never know where you are.Christina Foyle, The Times (1993).
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Together let us explore the stars.1961 Inaugural address, Washington, 20 Jan.
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till earth and sky stand presently at God's great Judgement seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand facetoface, tho'theycome from the ends of the earth.1889 'The Ballad of East and West'.
What I've come to learn is that the world is never saved in grand messianic gestures, but in the simple accumulation of gentle, soft, almost invisible acts of compassion, everyday acts of compassion. In South Africa they have a phrase called ubuntu. Ubuntu comes out of a philosophy that says, the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me.chris abani
During his address to the 2003 International Association of Scientologists gala aboard the MV Freewinds, David Miscavige, the chair of the board of the Religious Technology Center, told the assembled glitterati about the "new civilization that only we can bring, the likes of which has never been before". That these claims may appear hyperbolic and hubristic to outsiders, has not been lost on Scientologists.david miscavige
Gentlemen of the Jury: The one, absolute, unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.Senator George Graham Vest, Eulogy on the Dog. Found in Elbert Hubbard's Pig-Pen Pete, p. 178.
never enter an arsekicking contest with a porcupine.Terry Pratchett, in Sourcery (1988); a remark of "Cohen the Barbarian", quoted by his daughter Conina.