Don’t let people intimidate you into downgrading your goals. They intimidate only because they are intimidated by your goals.
God’s grace does not require a condition to abound. However to obtain the promises of his blessings, you have to strive for it, fight for it, work hard for it and insist upon it.
When we look back at life we realize no true moment defined us, but in fact the events leading up to that moment.
Pass on it if you’re not passionate; for convictions create clear choices.
Within her presence, I had once been used
to feeling-trembling-wonder, dissolution;
but that was long ago. Still, though my soul,
now she was veiled, could not see her directly,
by way of hidden force that she could move,
I felt the mighty power of old love.
Let me love you, but don’t love me back. Do love me and let me hate you for a while. Let me feel like I have some control, because I know I never do.
Do what you want to do in life and you will see what life will do to you on earth. What you always do, pays what it always pays!
What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.
Jefferson was the rare student who came to college already knowing that there could be joy in studying.
He handed the dust pan and brush over. I knew they wouldn’t be much use in cleaning the floor. I also knew the real reason he had given them to me: so he could look furtively at me, as I bent over.
That idea turned me on.
I welcomed it, and decided to give him a good look at what he wanted.