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There are wonderfully intrinsic moments when life makes sense, and doubts are banished as irrelevant in those moments. Of course, we can't stay in that state. We're not here to be blissed out all the time.


Huston Smith

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The really disturbing thing about Somalia is that in a country where there are few economic opportun...
WILBUR SMITH
Men over 60 often think that if they wear athletic shoes - soft-soled referee shoes or hiking shoes ...
RUSSELL SMITH
God cannot approve of a system of servitude, in which the master is guilty of assuming absolute powe...
GERRIT SMITH
The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.
ADAM SMITH
I'm an armchair kind of guy, especially when it's raining, which it always is and always wil...
ARTHUR SMITH
Poor air quality, which can be influenced by a variety of fumes, chemicals and allergens, is arguabl...
IAN SMITH
I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
SYDNEY SMITH
Quite frankly, I think political correctness is the worst form of censorship. You're not allowed...
WILBUR SMITH
I lost many literary battles the day I read 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.' I had to concede...
ZADIE SMITH
Trees are your best antiques.
ALEXANDER SMITH
I don't think Auden liked my poetry very much, he's very Anglican.
STEVIE SMITH
I just can't get used to the idea of being somebody unreal in people's minds. I can't li...
ZADIE SMITH
If you feel alienated from people around you, it's because no one tries to understand you.
ROBERT SMITH
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distincti...
ALEXANDER SMITH
I didn't get into film to win Academy Awards. I wanted to have a conversation with the audience.
KEVIN SMITH
I became an adult in an extreme way. I was recently sorting some old photographs and I found another...
ROBERT SMITH
There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I've been ...
DELIA SMITH
Remember, it's very simple to have an oven tested professionally, and it only takes about five m...
DELIA SMITH
Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certain...
DELIA SMITH
Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen ...
DELIA SMITH
Memories are fallible and a timer can save a lot of hard work from going out of the window.
DELIA SMITH
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
ADAM SMITH
Bringing good news is imparting hope to one's fellow man. The idea of redemption is always good ...
PATTI SMITH
I am still a very optimistic person. I continue to do work with joy.
PATTI SMITH
No matter what anybody thinks about any of them, every record I've done has been done with the s...
PATTI SMITH
There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
ALEXANDER SMITH
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they - and as taciturn.
ALEXANDER SMITH
You can't change the world; you can't fix the whole environment. But you can recycle. You ca...
PATTI SMITH
I'm a student of patterns. At heart, I'm a physicist. I look at everything in my life as try...
WILL SMITH
I don't necessarily believe in organized religion.
WILL SMITH
When you create art, the world has to wait.
WILL SMITH
I have a great time with my life, and I wanna share it.
WILL SMITH
In my mind, I've always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y'all just didn't know yet.
WILL SMITH
You can cry, ain't no shame in it.
WILL SMITH
I don't know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like ...
WILL SMITH
The first step is you have to say that you can.
WILL SMITH
There is a kind of desperate need for somebody to tell everyone what to do, which I find really pecu...
ZADIE SMITH
Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand - but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong s...
ZADIE SMITH
A man who envies our family is a man who needs help.
YEARDLEY SMITH
You can't create a monster, then whine when it stomps on a few buildings.
YEARDLEY SMITH
Whether people like it or not, you have to say the Old Firm are a major part of Scottish football. I...
WALTER SMITH