A language is a dialect with an army and a navy.Max Weinreich
Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.Richard Jefferies
When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.Saint Ambrose, Taylor
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.C. S. Lewis
The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.Al Batt
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it.