Thursday, 28 July 2011

Quote Worthy

It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want. - Aristotle

Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. - Edward Abbey

Serenity comes not alone by removing the outward causes and occasions of fear, but by the discovery of inward reservoirs to draw upon. - Rufus M. J ones

Non-acceptance is always suffering, no matter what you are not accepting.
Acceptance is always freedom, no matter what you are accepting. - Cheri Huber

We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-bought experience. - George Washington

To suggest that we all have a right to be pampered now and again without the usual accompanying feelings of guilt is not asking so much. - Leo Buscaglia

I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. - John Constable

There comes a time in a man’s life when to get where he has to go – if there are not doors or windows – he walks through a wall. - Bernard Malamud

Laugh and the world laughs with you; Weep and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination. - Elbert Hubbard

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