Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
The Universal view melts things into a blur.
We know little of the things for which we pray.
The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it – oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible.
Animals, or at least those who are conscious and capable of suffering or enjoying their lives, are not things for us to use in whatever way we find convenient.
To be full of things is to be empty of God. To be empty of things is to be full of God.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
One of the things that has made America exceptional – compared to other crisis-prone and class-conflicted countries – is that it has long enjoyed a benefit no other modern nation in the world could claim: the ability to engage in ceaseless, endless movement outward.