Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
Ibrahim tells his story without a grain of complaint, and this was true for all of the band members. This is very much part of the Cuban spirit and soul.
My shows aren't about trying to save some place, because I don't feel that's the right venue for it. That's my politics right there: Don't bring politics to my shows.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorius triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
I know that the arms of friendship are long enough to reach from the one end of the world to the other
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will also deprive me of the possibility of being right.
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
At the beginning of the cask and the end take thy fill but be saving in the middle; for at the bottom the savings comes too late.
Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
Someone tried to save my soul in a gas station.
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?
I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.
To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.