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We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of thingsbut there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
– James Carroll
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of thingsā€¦[but] there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
– James Carroll, O Magazine, October 2002
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
– Phyllis
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves that is our only commitment to others.
– John F. Kennedy
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
– John F. Kennedy
We stand today on the edge of a new frontier-the frontier of the 1960s-a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils-a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We stare into the fire of life, the flame of the soul, Yet we stand, so far away, Basking in the eternal energy that flows from within it, We stand back, too scared to approach the flames.
– Unknown
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
– Henry Ward Beecher
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
– Albert Einstein
We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
– Albert Einstein
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
– Margaret Atwood
We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.
– Shana Alexander
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
– Norman Vincent Peale
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

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