My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
If a white man had land, and some one should swindle him, that man would try to get it back, and you would not blame him.
Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I come from a family of Russian immigrant Jews who were all big storytellers, who would get together, and one would try to top the others’ stories, and stories would get bigger and bigger. And the lying aspect, the exaggeration, would get large.
No court presumes to tell a jury that they are to try a capital case with the same indifference and unconcern as to consequences, that they would a case where the results of their decision would be less important.
I think it’s really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.