Riches and the things that are necessary in life are not evil in themselves. And all of us face cares and troubles in this life. The sin comes in the time and energy we spend in pursuing these things, at the expense of neglecting Christ.
By : David Wilkerson
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
By : Jessamyn West
The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
By : George Combe
My whole artistic life has always been about change, change, change, move on, move on. It's the only thing I find interesting.
By : Paul Simon
Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.
By : William Osler
I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there. I want the experience of normal college life.
By : Julia Stiles
For me, music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.
By : Luciano Pavarotti
The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.
By : Edgar Watson Howe
Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend.
By : Tony Dorsett
You know, God, the power that makes life, whatever it is, had just to make two things, masculine and feminine, for all this mischief. And made them so there is this entirely different point of view about love and sex.
By : Beatrice Wood