Of our political revolution of '76, we all are justly proud. It has given us a degree of political freedom, far exceeding that of any other nation of the earth. In it the world has found a solution of the long mooted problem, as to the capability of man to govern himself. In it was the germ which ha
Let none falter who thinks he is right, and we may succeed. But if, after all, we shall fail, be it so: we still shall have the proud consolation of saying to our consciences, and to the departed shade of our country's freedom, that the cause approved of our judgment and adored of our hearts, in dis
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
We have forgotten the gracious hand which has preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our hearts that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we
Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The latter performs a little imperfectly, looks at it in disgust, turns from it, and imagines himself exceedingly
Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us.
Love is an act of faith in another person, not an act of surrender.
Elegance is accepted and admired because it makes no effort to be elegant.
Every second of the search is an encounter with God. When I have been truly searching for my treasure, every day has been luminous...I've discovered things along the way that I never would have seen had I not had the courage to try things that seemed impossible for a shepherd to achieve.
Even if you slept with every man on Earth, my love will still survive.
If everybody loves you, something is wrong. Find at least one enemy to keep you alert.
What really matters in a pencil is not its wooden exterior, but the graphite inside. So always pay attention to what is happening inside you.
Come on, let's go. Crazy people do crazy things.
You may not be winning, but this doesn't mean you are losing
There are moments when tribulations occur in our lives, and we cannot avoid them. But they are there for some reason.
Love does not to be understood. It needs only to be shown.
Everybody has to share something. This is one of the most important laws of the human condition, is the necessity to share. This is the task of the writer - but not only of a writer, of every human being - it is to share something that he or she has.
We must have a university degree even if we never get a job in the area of knowledge we were forced to study.
When God wants to drive a person insane, he grants that person's every wish.
I was once more in a time which the things around me were changing and that is how I wanted it to be for the rest of my days.
We pretend to be strong because we are weak.
Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks.
Solitude is used to teach us how to live with other people. Rage is used to show us the infinite value of peace. Boredom is used to underline the importance of adventure & spontaneity. Silence is used to teach us to use words responsibly. Tiredness is used so that we can understand the value of waki
When you dance you can enjoy the luxury of being you.
The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.
There is a language that is beyond words. If I can learn to decipher that language without words, I will be able to decipher the world.