Each of us bears his own Hell.
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
I think the preponderant opinion clearly was that St. Louis could be a great football city if it had a team of its own that they could really root for.
Each man must reach his own verdict, by weighing all the relevant evidence.
Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
Radicalism is as British as tea and cakes, as much a part of our make-up as monarchy and football. It will never have its own jubilees, palaces or honours system.
I am a free man. I do not need to copy Petrarca or Boccaccio. My own genius is enough. Let others worry themselves about style, and so cease to be themselves. Without a master, without a model, without a guide, I go to work and earn my living, my well-being and my fame.
When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
I love the line of Flaubert about observing things very intensely. I think our duty as writers begins not with our own feelings, but with the powers of observing.