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Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
Henry David Thoreau
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate.
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
Like the physical, the psychical is not necessarily in reality what it appears to us to be.
What appears to be the end of the road may simply be a bend in the road.
Robert H. Schuller
Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.
Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
Margaret J. Wheatley
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
The entire lower world was created in the likeness of the higher world. All that exists in the higher world appears like an image in this lower world; yet all this is but One.
Michel de Montaigne
There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.
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