Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
I love the excess of Christmas. The shopping season that begins in September the bad pop star recordings of Christmas carols the decorations that don't know when to come down.
A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women who are the chief victims of patriarchy and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.
He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity and end in loving himself better than all.
Truth always originates in a minority of one and every custom begins as a broken precedent.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down.
Time has no divisions to mark its passage there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power either for good or for destruction.
The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'.
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
Each particular society begins to feel its strength whence arises a state of war between different nations.
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails they try to poison you. If this fails too the finish by loading honors on your head.
No one is so completely disenchanted with the world or knows it so thoroughly or is so utterly disgusted with it that when it begins to smile upon him he does not become partially reconciled to it.
A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.
The sad thing is that I feel so boring because 'Twilight' is literally how every conversation I have these days begins - whether it's someone I'm meeting for the first time or someone I just haven't seen in a while. The first thing I want to say to them is 'It's insane! And as a person I can't do anything!'
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character born for religion comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment and spiritual life begins again.