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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Never floss with a stranger.
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.
Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.
There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously a stranger.
The man in the street is always a stranger.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
Franklin P. Jones
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
Everybody is just a stranger, but that's the danger in going my own way.
In an interesting inversion of status, the reigning breed in the dog park these days is the really-oddball-unidentifiable-mixed-breed-mutt-found-wandering-the-street or its equivalent. The stranger the mutt the better; the more peculiar the circumstance of it coming into your life, the better.
The thing that influenced me most in relation to 'Nanny McPhee' were the Westerns I watched with my father. All the Spaghetti Westerns; all the Virginians; all the High Chaparrals. Because if you think about the form, it's a stranger from out of town.
Anytime you see a bit where some stranger does something to me, it's me.
Louis C. K.
Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way.
You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth.
My mother is a realist, and she's had biological and adoptive children, and she said it's no different: No matter what, they're putting a stranger into your arms. You don't know them yet.
You don't need a rope to pinch a stranger's butt.
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