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.
Were we to choose our leaders on the basis of their reading experience and not their political programs, there would be much less grief on earth. I believenot empirically, alas, but only theoreticallythat for someone who has read a lot of Dickens to shoot his like in the name of an idea is harder than for someone who has read no Dickens.
Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.
Few things are harder to put up with thantheannoyance of a good example.
That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright, But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.Tennyson
He got used early to the adulation of a wide public and eventually decided that he could do without it; long before the end, fame had to chase him far harder than he chased it. But among his fellow practitioners his lustre was undimmed, unequalled. and unchallenged. ... Just as the astronauts riding up on their rockets all worshipped Chuck Yeager, the jet pilot who never joined them in space because he flew too well with wings, so the media millionaires all knew that Cook was the unsurpassable precursor who had done it all before they did, and done it better.Peter Cook
You can't change a regime on the basis of compassion. There's got to be something harder.nadine gordimer
We shall have a harder Christmas than we have known since the war.edward heath
When peace comes, we will perhaps in time be able to forgive the Arabs for killing our sons, but it will be harder for us to forgive them for having forced us to kill their sons.Golda Meir
People say it's hard at the top, but it's even harder at the bottom.ozzy osbourne
No man rides harder than my Lord Scamperdale – always goes as if he had a spare neck in his pocket.Robert Smith Surtees
Rule of thumb: The more trimmings an insurance plan has and the harder someone is pitching it, the faster you should run.andrew tobias
Clearly, one can obfuscate one's ideas with a compiler language but it's harder. To some extent one is talking about what one wants rather than how one wants to do it. The trouble with machine code, of course, is that when you look at a random section of machine code you don't know what properties of the instructions the programmer really wanted to exploit.fernando j. "corby" corbató
It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, "mad cow" disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.Richard Dawkins
In fact, my main conclusion after spending ten years of my life working on the T E X project is that software is hard. It’s harder than anything else I’ve ever had to do.donald knuth
Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.john locke
The tragedy of virtue is that the more obvious, boring, unoriginal, and sermonizing the proverb, the harder it is to implement.nassim nicholas taleb
I remember, when I was young, How easily my mood changed from sad to gay. ... But now that age comes, A moment of joy is harder and harder to get.
To achieve satisfactory investment results is easier than most people realize; to achieve superior results is harder than it looks.
I know that you are looking for the Blue Bird, that is to say, the great secret of things and of happiness , so that Man may make our servitude still harder.
Nothing is harder for Satan to bear than a person who recites the Qur’an by looking at the pages (of the Qur’an).
I critique myself way harder than anybody else could critique me.Wiz Khalifa