The journey is the reward.Taoist Saying
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.Glen Cook, Shadow Games
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.Ayn Rand
Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody.Benjamin Franklin
Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.Frederick Buechner
Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?Karl Kraus
We hear much of a decent pride, a becoming proud, a noble pride, a laudable pride. Can that be decent, of which we ought to be ashamed? Can that be becoming, of which God has set forth the deformity? Can that be noble which God resists and is determined to abase? Can that be laudable, which God call abominable.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything --even poverty--you can survive it.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.