Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin.Lillian
Be entirely tolerant or not at all follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.Heinrich Heine
Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.Chuang-tzu
In England every man you meet is some man's son in America, he may be some man's father.Ralph Waldo Emerson
The intellectual is constantly betrayed by his vanity. Godlike he blandly assumes that he can express everything in words whereas the things one loves, lives, and dies for are not, in the last analysis completely expressible in words.Anne Morrow Lindbergh
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
If being wealthy is taken to mean having the means to satisfy one's every want, all but the very poor can become rich as thou at a single stroke of a magician's wand, simply by ceasing to want more than is really necessary for sustaining life. By being content with little and not giving a rap for what the neighbours think, one can attain a very large measure of freedom, shedding care and worry in a trice.