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When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the course involves pain and renunciation. It is like obedience to some external authority; any clear way, though it lead to death, is mentally preferable to the tangle of uncertainty.
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When one has ended up in a frustrating situation, trapped by paradoxical rules and lost in unsolvable logic puzzles, time comes to break free from a corporeal prison and head for new horizons. ( "Corporeal prison" )
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them
– Wystan Hugh AudenRate it:
When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets.
– Friedrich NietzscheRate it:
When one has nothing left to lose one becomes courageous. We are timid only when we have something left to cling to.
– Don Juan Matus, The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos CastanedaRate it:
When one has one's hand full of truth it is not always wise to open it.
– French ProverbRate it:
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
– Mark TwainRate it:
When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too.
– Anne Morrow LindberghRate it:
When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.
– George EliotRate it:
When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention.
– E. F. BensonRate it:
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.
– Oscar Wilde, Jack from The Importance of Being EarnestRate it:
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
– Henry MillerRate it:
When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
– AeschylusRate it:
When one learns to focus energy through surrender and sensitivity, they become free, and can access the expansiveness of endless possibility.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
– J. Krishnamurti, Beginnings of LearningRate it:
When one shuts one eye, one does not hear everything.
– Swiss ProverbRate it:
When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning -- how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron ByronRate it:
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
– John MuirRate it:
When one's ill or unhappy, one needs something outside oneself to hold one up. It is a good thing, I think, when one has been knocked out of one's balance . to have some external job or duty to hang on to.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
When our "thinking pattern" is free and unbolted, we can look at things and at ourselves in a distanced and unconfined way. ("Lost the global story.")
– Erik PevernagieRate it:
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.
– Michael BridgeRate it:
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.
– Michael BridgeRate it:
When our hatred is violent, it sinks us even beneath those we hate.
– Fran├žois de La RochefoucauldRate it:
When our star shines, someone else's fades away; when our dream is fulfilled, someone else's turns into a nightmare!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
When our thoughts, our words, and our deeds are for happiness then we are happy.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:

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