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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.


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There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.

There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.



I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God

I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God



It is not the path which is the difficulty; rather, it is the difficulty which is the path.

It is not the path which is the difficulty; rather, it is the difficulty which is the path.



The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have.

The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have.



A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until in the end he realized prayer is listening.

A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until in the end he realized prayer is listening.



For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith.

For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith.



It is not where we breathe, but where we Love, that we live.

It is not where we breathe, but where we Love, that we live.



Once you label me you negate me.

Once you label me you negate me.



Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.

Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.



To be a woman is something so strange, so confusing and so complicated that only a woman could put up with it.

To be a woman is something so strange, so confusing and so complicated that only a woman could put up with it.





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Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.

Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.



One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.



Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.

Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.



Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.

Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.



Detroit's so bad this year they might lose their bye week.

Detroit's so bad this year they might lose their bye week.



Animators can only draw from their own experiences of pain and shock and emotions.

Animators can only draw from their own experiences of pain and shock and emotions.



I met Will Smith twice. I didn't talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him - he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.

I met Will Smith twice. I didn't talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him - he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.



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An orchestra knows during the first two minutes of the first rehearsal whether or not they are going to enjoy the person on the podium.



Music and art and poetry attune the soul to God.

Music and art and poetry attune the soul to God.



I applaud the growing commitment of Evangelicals to the needs of the poor and oppressed in urban America.

I applaud the growing commitment of Evangelicals to the needs of the poor and oppressed in urban America.




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