I don't go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
I didn't want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you good night — and there's a lot of difference.
I got my heart's desire, and there my troubles began.
You know my name, not my story. You've heard what I've done, but not what I've been through.
My name is Percy Jackson. I'm twelve years old. Until a few months ago, I was a boarding student at Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids in upstate New York. Am I a troubled kid? Yeah. You could say that.
Man was designed in a way in which he must eat in order to give him a solid reason to go to work everyday. This helps to keep him out of trouble. God is wise.
Listening will never get anyone in trouble but opening their mouth will.
They'll say you are bad or perhaps you are mad or at least you should stay undercover. Your mind must be bare if you would dare to think you can love more than one lover.
This is what comes of having a heart, even a very small and young one. It causes no end of trouble, and that’s the truth.
She had the best kind of courage, or maybe the worst kind, the kind that gets you into trouble.
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.
When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be
Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret.
Joy weathers any storm: Happiness rides the waves.
Should the king in exile pretend he is happy there? Should he not seek his own country? His miseries are his ally; they urge him on. Let them grow, if need be. But do not forsake the secret of life; do not despise those kingly desires. We abandon the most important journey of our lives when we abandon desire. We leave our hearts by the side of the road and head off in the direction of fitting in, getting by, being productive, what have you. Whatever we might gain – money, position, the approval of others, or just absence of the discontent self – it’s not worth it.
The victory over our inner self is a daily struggle. Be strong and do not give up.
The darkness might keep us from seeing the hope around us, but it does not have the power to remove the hope around us.