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A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
The consciousness of knowing how to make oneself useful, how to help mankind in many ways, fills the soul with noble confidence, almost religious dignity.
On the 'Star,' you were forced to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. This is useful to anyone. Newspaper work will not harm a young writer and could help him if he gets out of it in time.
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful.
A donkey is a very useful beast of burden.
Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will - that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.
Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
Cooking, decorating, diet/self-help and gardening books are guilty pleasures and useful time fillers.
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott
Music can be useful during training to help get you psyched, and I still listen to music on easy climbs or in the gym. But during cutting-edge solos or really hard climbs, I unplug. There shouldn't be a need for extra motivation on big days, be it music or anything else. It should come from within.
I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.
The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.
The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful: they are found because it was possible to find them.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.
How much energy is wasted in Italy in trying to write the novel that obeys all the rules. The energy might have been useful to provide us with more modest, more genuine things, that had less pretensions: short stories, memoirs, notes, testimonials, or at any rate, books that are open, without a preconceived plan.
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
I won't compare ants and people, but ants give us a useful model of how single members of a community can become so organized that they end up resembling, in effect, one big collective brain. Our own exploding population and communication technology are leading us that way.
By visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes: a sort of information map. And when you're lost in information, an information map is kind of useful.
I don't spend any time thinking about my place in history, ever. If people say I changed things, it's nice, and I take it - but if I could give it to a charity it would be useful. I really believe now that my only job in life is to achieve a state of comfort and happiness.
One should live between extravagance and meanness. Don't save money by starving your mind. It is false economy never to take a holiday, or never to spend money for an evening's amusement or for a useful book.
Orison Swett Marden
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