There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul.
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Great souls suffer in silence.
Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms which cannot help itsef.? The genesis and maturation of the planet, its poise and orbit, the bended tree recovering itself from the strong wind, the vital resources of every animal and vegitable, are the demonstrations of the self-sufficing and therefore self-relying soul.
One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.
You can perform all kind of characters but you cannot change what people feel for you.
Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
Never laugh at those who suffer; suffer sometimes those who laugh.
So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
There is something about killing people at close range that is excruciating. It's bound to try a man's soul.
Stevie Wonder's records introduced me to '70s soul when I was 12 or 13.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an Honest Man.
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering.
The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
We see the world piece by piece, as the sun, the moon, the animal, the tree; but the whole, of which these are shining parts, is the soul.
Still, it can be more effective to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the minimum effort. Watch Anthony Hopkins. He doesn't appear to be doing anything. He is so still that you can't see him working, but you are drawn into his character through his very stillness.
My love for ice cream emerged at an early age - and has never left!
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.