The only truths worth arguing about are those truths that could prevent or lead to circumstances that may bite us in the rear sooner or later.
On the opposite wall was a Damien Hirst spot painting, bought by Arabella after a decent bonus season. Roger’s considered view of the painting, looking at it from aesthetic, art-historical, interior-design, and psychological points of view, was that it had cost forty-seven thousand pounds, plus VAT.
I see how he feels about his world and I want to be one of the parts he prizes. I want to be worth fighting for. Worth the same kind of effort he puts into the things that matter to him. Like Dani.
Don’t waste your time trying to provide people with proof of deceit, in order to keep their love, win their love or salvage their respect for you. The truth is this: If they care they will go out of their way to learn the truth. If they don’t then they really don’t value you as a human being. The moment you have to sell people on who you are is the moment you let yourself believe that every good thing you have ever done or accomplished was invisible to the world. And, it is not!
Don’t lower your standards to keep anyone, if they’re not making you happy, it’s time to find someone who does.
It be urged that the wild and uncultivated tree, hitherto yielding sour and bitter fruit only, can never be made to yield better; yet we know that the grafting art implants a new tree on the savage stock, producing what is most estimable in kind and degree. Education, in like manner, engrafts a new man on the native stock, and improves what in his nature was vicious and perverse into qualities of virtue and social worth.
Life had taught her that consequences were ugly and painful, and seldom worth the pleasure they had been bartered for.
When you view yourself through the lens of God’s Word, you will better understand God’s love for you and the worth you have in His eyes.
If I could bronze my love, it’d be worthy of a silver medal.
The sky is less grand as it shuts down over less worth in the population.