If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
Henry David Thoreau
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I have found it to be the most serious objection to coarse labors long continued, that they compelled me to eat and drink coarsely also.
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
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This is your time and it feels normal to you but really there is no normal. There’s only change, and resistance to it and then more change.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.
We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together, and if we are to live together we have to talk.
Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.