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We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.
– Thomas Merton
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
– Dwight D Eisenhower
We suffer because we feel we are giving more than we receive. We suffer because our love is going unrecognized. We suffer because we are unable to impose our own rules.
– Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I sat down and wept
We suffer not because suffering is inevitable. Suffering is inevitable when you keep trying to suppress those feelings you're afraid of. Feelings you labelled as 'bad' and believe you should have never had them in the first place. You'll never get out of this rut lest you learn to sit with the feeling no matter how horrible it feels. Give it (the feeling) the acceptance it deserves and illusion of suffering is reveled
– Ahmed Korayem
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip little by little at a truth we find bitter.
– Denis Diderot
We take as given the idea of distinction and the idea of indication, and that one cannot make an indication without drawing a distinction. We take therefore the form of distinction for the form.
– George Spencer-Brown
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all -- friends?
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves.
– Confucius
We take our shape, it is true, within and against that cage of reality bequeathed us at our birth; and yet is precisely through our dependence on this reality that we are most endlessly betrayed.
– James Baldwin
We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
– Bobby Clarke
We talk on principle, but we act on interest.
– Walter Savage Landor
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
– William Butler Yeats
We teach people how to remember, we never teach them how to grow.
– Oscar Wilde
We teach them proper principles and let them govern themselves.
– Prophet Joseph Smith
We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
– Maria Montessori
We tell the public which way the cat is jumping. The public will take care of the cat.
– Arthur Hays Sulzberger
We tend to live up to our expectations.
– Earl Nightingale
We tend to scoff at the beliefs of the ancients. But we can't scoff at them personally, to their faces, and this is what annoys me.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
We term sleep a death by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers.
– Thomas Browne
We thank you, Almighty God, for the gift of water. Over it the Holy Spirit moved in the beginning of creation. Through it you led the children of Israel out of their bondage in Egypt into the land of promise. In it your Son Jesus received the baptism of John and we are buried with Christ in his death. By it we share in his resurrection. Through it we are reborn by the Holy Spirit.
– Book of Common Prayer
We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.
– The Metro Para pledge
We think having faith means being convinced God exists in the same way we are convinced a chair exists. People who cannot be completely convinced of God's existence think faith is impossible for them. Not so. People who doubt can have great faith because faith is something you do, not something you think. In fact, the greater your doubt the more heroic your faith.
– Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, December 26, 2002
We think having faith means being convinced God exists in the same way we are convinced a chair exists. People who cannot be completely convinced of Gods existence think faith is impossible for them. Not so. People who doubt can have great faith because faith is something you do, not something you think. In fact, the greater your doubt the more heroic your faith.
– Real Live Preacher
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
– Alfred North Whitehead
We think so because other people all think so; or because after all, we do think so; or because we were told so, and think we must think so; or because we once thought so, and think we still think so; or because, having thought so, we think we will think so.
– Henry Sedgwick

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