When you love someone you have chosen to relinquish a part of yourself in order to inherit a part of them, and what perpetuates that love is the feeling of confident appreciation for such a potentially debilitating trade. That’s why heartbreak feels like a sudden void.
Chronic illness is hard. Pain is hard. Isolation is hard. The financial cost is hard. Grieving is hard and necessary and sometimes takes far longer than we every imagined.
The essential question was always “Who are these fellows who give us orders? By what warrant? And how do we benefit and how does the world benefit? But they are doing no good to anyone, no real good even to themselves! This is not government and leadership; this is imposture. Why stand it?…Why stand it?
Achievements take leaders’ name everywhere. Character keeps those names wherever they reach. A leader with no trust soon fades no matter how far he goes.
It is always a difficult issue for each of us to trust one another yet we expect to be trusted by others.
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
In the end, Mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.
Our need for instant gratification is the reason we’re drawn to liars and hot air blowers.
Love and truth are intimately connected. You cannot have pure love without pure truth and you cannot have pure truth without pure love.
What people say about others’ behavior or character is not always true, Just Proffer it to your best judgement.