Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock in a thunderstorm.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
Contributed by: Zaady
Every one lives by selling something.
Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.
Source: Virginibus Puerisque, El Dorado
You cannot run away from a weakness, you must sometime fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
Let first the onion flourish there, Rose among the roots, the maiden-fair Wine scented and poetic soul of the capacious salad bowl.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
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