When it comes to matters of war and peace, we must not act rashly.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters.
If matters go badly now, they will not always be so.
Our faith is faith in someone else’s faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case.
A common religion is not possible for India, but a recognition of a common basis for all religions, and the growth of a liberal, tolerant spirit in religious matters, are possible.
As for Vietnam, what matters is that Kennedy successfully resisted pressure to send anything more than military advisers, a stance that was a likely prelude to complete withdrawal from the conflict. There is solid evidence of his eagerness to end America’s military role in that country’s civil war.
What matters most is your overall way of eating and living.
A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them.
Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.