Being chosen is the greatest gift you can give to another human being.
This is not what I would have chosen. But I have a heart to be obedient.
For me, music is in the choice of what not to play as much as in what you’ve chosen to play.
…this refinement and delicacy were what Cale adored; but Cale had been beaten into shape, hammered in dreadful fires of fear and pain. How could she be with him for long? A secret part of Arbell had been searching for some time for a way to leave her lover—although she was unaware of this, it...
I believe that the people of Israel are the chosen people of God.
There is no one true church, no one chosen people.
I guess when someone tells you something they they usually guard, you feel privileged, not because you know something no-one else knows, but because you feel chosen. You feel like that person wants her life to intersect with yours. I think that’s what felt best about it.
The Ph.D is one of the chosen who know that some things can never be fathomed, no matter how hard you try. What good are explanations? There is no possibility of explaining how such a work [Mozart’s Requiem, in the instance] could ever have come into being. (The same holds true for certain poems, which...
For all the enlightened nations that profess a loyalty to liberty, democracy, economy and all the rest, there has long been a readiness to look for a chosen one; as Carlyle pointed out, even the French, those great anti-venerators, those relentless beheaders of Great Men, worshipped Voltaire.