Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
Contributed by: jdp
Men talk about Bible miracles because there is no miracle in their lives. Cease to gnaw that crust. There is ripe fruit over your head.
Contributed by: Wayne
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Contributed by: Zaady
The cart before the horse is neither beautiful nor useful.
It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Our life is frittered away by detail.
The mass of men lead quiet lives of desperation.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone.
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