The transitory and random quality of emotions (“Well, that’s just the way I feel about it
Jefferson was the rare student who came to college already knowing that there could be joy in studying.
In terms of achieving what I call “being in the right place at the right time,
Toughened or coarsened by their worldly lives, the other dissenters could shrug and move on, but Souter couldn’t. His whole life was being a judge.
In my experience, most people are actually seeking recovery from the monotony and anxiety of qualitative repetition. This applies to body, emotions and mind. And that monotony and anxiety involves inertia just as much as over-use, meaning inertia in some areas and over-use in others.
The problem with a man is, he is no more a child.
It’s a good sign but rare instance when, in a relationship, you find that the more you learn about the other person, the more you continue to desire them. A sturdy bond delights in that degree of youthful intrigue. Love loves its youth.
Not every story started off big enough to notice.
The purest definition of “religious
The Yale graduate who had refused to read outside the course curriculum (the future Pres. Taft) suddenly found himself inspired.