It’s all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
George Bernard Shaw
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Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.
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We all really basically have a lot of magic it’s only those of us that choose to accept it that really understand it.
It isn’t safe to sit in judgment upon another person’s illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss.
Thus, by every device from the stick to the carrot, the emaciated Austrian donkey is made to pull the Nazi barrow up an ever-steepening hill.