Prayer at its highest is a two-way conversation-and for me the most important part is listening to God's replies.
Books can teach you many nice comebacks.
I propose a full day of live one-on-one debates on unannounced issues, with no aides to help or reply. Each candidate would be paired with another candidate for seven 60-minute sessions.
To the dumb question, 'Why me?' the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, 'Why not?'
There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe.
A five minute call replaces the time it takes to read and reply to the original email and read and reply to their reply... or replies. And I no longer spend 20+ minutes crafting the perfect email - no need to.
I finally had to go to the American Civil Liberties Union here in northern California to get my reply published to what I considered to be a hatchet job done by Stanley Crouch.
Listen with the intent to understand, not the intent to reply.
Of-course we did, but we didn't reply because we knew once this leaks the others will scatter, so in the few days we moved quickly before the press got hold of it. The press did get hold of it a few days later, we nabbed, we were able to get 15, the others got away.
The quietness of his tone italicized the malice of his reply.
Whenever I am asked about my personal relationships, I politely reply, 'No comments.'
Fifteen years ago, France was the promised land of cooking. So I looked at a map, found five restaurants and faxed them to ask for a job. Within five minutes, I got a reply from the then three- star Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
What can you do if they have slapped you with a legal notice? You have to reply. For all you know, they have taken you to jail or something.
My reply is: the software has no known bugs, therefore it has not been updated.