The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.Willmott
You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.William Henry Hudson
A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.Anton Chekhov
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walkAlice Walker
We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lost sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way.Gloria Gaither
Every man ought to be supposed a knave, and to have no other end, in all his actions, but private interest. By this interest we must govern him, and by means of it, make him cooperate to public good, notwithstanding his unsatiable avarice and ambition.Alexander Hamilton, P. 217 - A History of the American People by P. Johnson
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. In the cradle it in moving its little arms and legs in a certain rhythm. And when our music falls on the ears of an infant it is of the lowest character compared with the music it is accustomed to.