What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors. And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.
When I have reached a summit, I leave it with great reluctance, unless it is to reach for another, higher one.
Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins. At one time they may be carbuncle stones, then coals, then diamonds, then flint stones, then morning dew, then tears.
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
It was hard to leave my school. I've been going to the same school since kindergarden.
I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.
Just because I look sexy on the cover of Rolling Stone doesn't mean I'm naughty.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
We're all with Friends until Friends dies. If one of us goes, we all go. One of us wouldn't leave. It wouldn't be the show it is without each of us.
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title.
A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor and bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
Then I got a phone call and was offered a Rolling Stones video. I love the Rolling Stones so I asked them to send over the director's reel.
It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.
James Joyce was a synthesizer, trying to bring in as much as he could. I am an analyzer, trying to leave out as much as I can.
What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
Herein we perceive a trait characteristic of man : two very dissimilar successive perceptions leave a common residue, a distinct impression, solicitation, impulsion, which results in the invention or adoption of some mode of expression, either by gesture, cry, articulation, or name.