A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Spite is never lonely; envy always tags along.
You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual, because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.
I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.
The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed That can make life a garden.
In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.
Even so, one step from my grave,
I believe that cruelty, spite,
The powers of darkness will in time
Be crushed by the spirit of light.
Spite is a little word, but it represents as strange a jumble of feelings and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.
When, to gratify a private appetite, it is once resolved upon that an ignorant and helpless creature shall be sacrificed, it is an easy matter to pick up sticks enough from any thicket where it has strayed, to make a fire to offer it up with.
In spite of everything, I shall rise again
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
I had hoped to hear everyone discussing how much they missed my altruistic qualities, my legendary skills as a fighter and as a lover." He leered. "Instead, you're making plans for tomorrow. Interesting how life goes on in spite of itself.
You seem so clear about who you are. So certain that you are just right as you are, that for all your intelligence and maybe in spite of it, you never seem to need a second opinion.
I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.
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