So. The time has come for me to get my kite flying, stretch out in the sun, kick off my shoes, and speak my piece. 'The days of struggle are over,' I should be able to say. 'I can look back now and tell myself I don't have a single regret.' But I do. Many years ago a very wise man named Bernard Baruch took me aside and put his arm around my shoulder. 'Harpo, my boy,' he said, 'I'm going to give you three pieces of advice, three things you should always remember.' My heart jumped and I glowed with expectation. I was going to hear the magic password to a rich, full life from the master himself. 'Yes, sir' I said. And he told me the three things. I regret that I've forgotten what they were.Arthur Marx
For what are posessions but things we guard for fear we might need them tomorrow?Kahlil Gibron, book The Profit
There is no great genius free from some tincture of madness.Seneca
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.Marilyn vos Savant
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.H. L. Mencken
Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle A truckChild Age 15
Consider your origin you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.