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Cato the Elder
Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC+3
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960+1
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960+1
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
British poet, writer 1847-19220
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-18590
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
Joel A. Barker
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-0
A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-19930
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
American philosopher 1842-19100
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
Actually, it doesn't matter - Krishna or Christ - the name is the same. The main point is to follow the injunctions of the Vedic scriptures that recommend chanting the name of God in this age.
Source: Bhaktivedanta Vedabase (2003)
Mary Caroline Richards
American poet, potter, and writer 1916-19990
Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One's life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
British writer and artist 1670-17330
Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
William Arthur Ward
American writer and poet 1921-19940
Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-19360
Call a truce, then, to our labors - let us feast with friends and neighbors, and be merry as the custom of our caste; for if ''faint and forced the laughter,'' and if sadness follow after, we are richer by one mocking Christmas past.