Nothing important can be taught, only learned.Dale Dauten, from a 1997 column
One should count each day a separate life.Seneca
I think, therefore Descartes exists.Saul Steinberg
It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.J. R. R. Tolkien
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat, 1889
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.Margaret Halsey
Generous people are rarely mentally ill.
Humankind cannot stand very much reality.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.