Part of what I loved - and love - about being around older people is the tangible sense of history they embody. I'm interested in military history for instance because both my grandfathers fought in World War II. I'm interested in writing because one of those grandfathers wrote books.
I loved history because to me history was like watching a movie.
Today for the first time in history a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land once a distant outpost of the pagan world has become through the preaching of the Gospel a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
Peace plenty and contentment reign throughout our borders and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
They died hard those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy and they were lousy and they stunk. And I loved them.
I've never had very high regard for therapists. I owe my health my mental survival to my friends and loved ones.
My personal goals are to be happy healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.
For me however that beloved glowing little word happiness has become associated with everything I have felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself.
When we were together I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him.
But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth that is the happiness of being truly loved.
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves or rather in spite of ourselves.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves or rather loved in spite of ourselves.
Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Don't walk behind me I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life to love and be loved.
There is only one happiness in this life to love and be loved.
I was an OK boxer I wasn't great I was OK but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday Wednesday and Friday usually Saturday afternoons too with a whole bunch of mates and training very very hard for about two-and-half hours.
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
I was on the yearbook staff so I would take out film cameras and Nikons and take photos around school and at sporting events and things like that. We had a darkroom as well. I just loved it. I also saved up for a video camera to video my friends and cut and paste the videos together and I gave them to all of my friends for graduation.
I was very happy being a secretary. I loved working for the government. I was very happy with my life.
I love and always have loved policy issues and trying to have an impact on the issues that are out there. I cherish my years in government. I have loved my participation at CNN at Current writing teaching. Where I will go next I will have to sort out.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers only minor ones.
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore not because they are pretty or good or well-bred or graceful or intelligent but because they are themselves.
When you are older you will understand how precious little things seemingly of no value in themselves can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love therefore is its own reward.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap there to feed and caress him in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in that he is to be loved and called upon and to be heard in all things.
Love it has been said flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.