Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends.Jacques Delille
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.Samuel Johnson
True philosophy invents nothing it merely establishes and describes what is.Victor Cousin
I hate women because they always know where things are.James Thurber
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.Hermann Hesse
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.Stephen Leacock
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.
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
Action is the antidote to despair.