Clogged with yesterday’s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.
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Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
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Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted.
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
Heroism works in contradiction to the voice of mankind and in contradiction, for a time, to the voice of the great and good. Heroism is an obedience to a secret impulse of an individual.
As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for.