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Life has taught us that love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.

Thomas Jefferson

Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

Thomas Alva Edison

The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Friend, be not afraid of thy office, thou sendest me to God.

Saint Thomas More

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

...the goodness of the will depends on the intention of the end.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

All that is true, by whomsoever it has been said has its origin in the Spirit.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.

Thomas Fuller

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love, and do what you like.

Saint Augustine

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.

Norman Thomas

Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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