is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking
- If it
not for labour, men
could neither eat so much, nor relish so pleasantly, nor sleep so
nor be so healthful, so useful, so strong, so patient, so noble, nor so
untempted.~Jeremy Taylor (the 17th-century English bishop).
- If you
want the world to beat
a path to your door, just try to take a nap on a Saturday
Ewing in Mature Living.
- No day
which you learn something
is a complete loss. ~David Eddings.
agreement kills a chat.
~Eldridge Cleaver (Soul on Ice).
is golden, then speech
is platinum. It spreads wisdom, dispels ignorance, ventilates
stimulates curiosity, lightens the spirits and lessens the fundamental
loneliness of the soul. ~Jan Struther.
three ways to get
something done; Do it yourself, employ someone or forbid your children
to do it. ~Monta Crane.
search for truth is
confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced
the quest for power. ~Alston Chase.
children walk with Nature,
let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life,
their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains
and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that
death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life. ~John Muir.
is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole
it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. ~Helen Keller.