What you do when you don't have to, determines what you will do when you can no longer help it.
Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)
Contributed by: Zaady
When your Daemon is in charge, do not try to think consciously. Drift, wait, and obey.
Source: Something of Myself for My Friends Known and Unknown, 1937
For all we have and are, For all our children's fate, Stand up and take the war. The Hun is at the gate!
Source: For all we have and are, 1914
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and siting in the shade.
God gave all men all the earth to love but, since our hearts are so small, ordained for each, one spot to be beloved over all.
God gives all men all earth to love, But, since man's hear is small, Ordains for each one spot shall prove Beloved over all.
If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. . . . The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son.
Never again will I spend another winter in this accursed bucketshop of a refrigerator called England.
Source: Letter to Sidney Colvin. From E. V. Lucas, The Colvins and Their Friends, 1928
All the money in the world is no use to a man or his country if he spends it as fast as he makes it. All he has left is his bills and the reputation for being a fool.
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