Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Therefore must we pray to God, and believe that He has granted the favour we have been praying for, even when in appearance it seems the reverse.
Skepticism, riddling the faith of yesterday, prepared the way for the faith of tomorrow.
For a traveler going from any place toward the north, that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher, while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.
Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count as gain.
I look at other filmmakers and see skills in them that I wish I had but I know that I don't. I feel like I have to work really hard to keep myself afloat, doing what I do. But I find it pleasurable.
You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time.
It is a brief period of life that is granted us by nature, but the memory of a well-spent life never dies.
And the Institute sent me a little film footage of Kinsey himself preparing to do an interview for television to talk about his work, so that was quite valuable for me.
I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told.
Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
When an archer is shooting for nothing, he has all his skill. If he shoots for a brass buckle, he is already nervous. If he shoots for a prize of gold, he goes blind or sees two targets - He is out of his mind! His skill has not changed. But the prize divides him. He cares. He thinks more of winning than of shooting- And the need to win drains him of power.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
Well, you know what, I'm 60 years old, and I've been interested in politics since I was on my daddy's knee. During the 1948 election, we were praying for Truman. I know a lot about politics.
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
And since the fit manner of preparation is not to be found in pharmaceuticals, we must explore further; that is to say, we must learn from alchemy.
No mirror ever became iron again; No bread ever became wheat; No ripened grape ever became sour fruit. Mature yourself and be secure from a change for the worse. Become the light.
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish.
Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.