Before you get bored of yourself try creativity in your life.
Sometimes I do face failures, but I don’t like failures.
You will get your father’s wealth one day but not his legacy.
An acre of poppies and a forest of spruce boggle no one’s mind. Even ten square miles of wheat gladdens the hearts of most . . . No, in the plant world, and especially among the flowering plants, fecundity is not an assault on human values. Plants are not our competitors; they are our prey...
I think you are wise. You haven’t got what it takes for this job. You are like Rosemary’s father. He couldn’t understand Lenin’s dictum: ‘Away with softness.'”I thought of Hercule Poirot’s words.”I’m content,” I said, “to be human….”We sat there in silence, each of use convinced that the other’s point of view was wrong.
And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all that we call human history—money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery—the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which – grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, “Let there be no compulsion in religion” (2:256) – is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history.
When the weaver bird flies, nobody talks; when the busy bee flies, no one will make comments… But when a human being begins to fly, you begin to hear talks in the town such as “abomination!… where did he get the wings from?”. Never mind! Your dreams are your wings, so decide to fly!
It means that the things that make us human often make us ill.
I want to be a guileless rook to discolor the blackness of all crafty human hearts
Any ape can reach for a banana, but only humans can reach for the stars.
How can we distinguish what is biologically determined from what people merely try to justify through biological myths? A good rule of thumb is ‘Biology enables, Culture forbids.’ Biology is willing to tolerate a very wide spectrum of possibilities. It’s culture that obliges people to realize some possibilities while forbidding others. Biology enables women to...
Is this World a reality or just a Human perceptions?
Were God to show grace to all of Adam’s descendants, men would at once conclude that He was righteously compelled to take them to heaven as meet compensation for allowing the human race to fall into sin. But the great God in under no obligation to any of his creatures, least of all to those...
People shouldn’t just talk about you, they should tell your tales.
Treat your advices like your money, don’t give it to others unless they ask for it.
Stretch yourself a bit to know the difference between humans and heroes.
An honorable human relationship – that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word “love” – is a process, delicate, violent, often terrifying to both persons involved, a process of refining the truths they can tell each other.It is important to do this because it breaks down human self-delusion and...