Good for you Woods. You’re not as dumb as you look. Come to think of it, no one’s as dumb as you look.
I could do a good imitation of a competent young woman.
Evidence is of no longer consequence when hope enters the fray, and this is where faith is born-a seemingly abundant commodity certain powerful organizations feed on fervently, if not lavishly.
She’d wanted to grow up to be a superhero, and in a left-turn kind of way she felt like she was on track.
Walking a short way back along the embankment, almost to where the cross stood, Smiley took another look at the bridge, as if to establish whether anything had changed, but clearly it had not, and though the wind appeared a little stronger, the snow was still swirling in all directions.
Now, if we stop thinking about ourselves for a while and begin to think of the other person’s good points, we won’t have to resort to flattery so cheap and false that it can be spotted almost before it is out of the mouth.
How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!”
Then there was Mani, the Mighty Good-For-Nothing. He towered above all the other boys of the class. He seldom brought any books to the class, and never bothered about homework. He came to the class, monopolized the last bench, ans slept bravely. No teacher ever tried to prod him.
…no one likes change unless it is from sommething bad to something good…
Good humor, Jefferson added, “is the practice of sacrificing to those whom we meet in society all the little conveniences and preferences which will gratify them, and deprive us of nothing worth a moment’s consideration;