All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Men do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parage.? Thier works are done as an apology or extenuation of thier living in the world.-as invalids and the insane pay a high? board.? Thier virtues are penances.? I do not wish to expiate, but to live.? My life is for itself and not a spectacle.?I can not consent to pay for privilege where I have intrinsic right.
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is exclusively my own.
No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
I wish that I spoke more languages. I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself. French is really the only one, and it's a difficult thing.
How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There is no such thing as observation of the inner world, as there is of the outer world.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
And that sort of reinforces to me that fact that he causes so much trouble, and never really pays a price for it, which I think he should.