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I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors read more

I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults of the first.

by Gandhi Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.

Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.

by Bhagavad Gita Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer. You find read more

The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer. You find him desperately numerous in the civil service, in the official bureaus. To him government is something given as unconditionally, as absolutely as ocean or hill. He goes on winding the tape that he finds. His imagination has rarely extricated itself from under the administrative machine to gain any sense of what a human, temporary contraption the whole affair is. What he thinks is the heavens above him is nothing but the roof.

by Walter Lippmann Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

by E. R. Beadle Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to read more

It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man's hand.

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You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, read more

You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?

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The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish read more

The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish as to believe that there is such a phenomenon as a strictly truthful person; the envious see envy in every soul; the miser thinks everybody is eager to get his money;...and the abandoned sensualist looks upon the saint as a hypocrite

by James Allen Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Freedom is never letting your fears stop you from following your heart.

Freedom is never letting your fears stop you from following your heart.

by Susie Switzer Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

by Odysseus Elytis Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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