A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution.
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Excellence must be pursued, it must be wooed with all of one’s might and every bit of effort that we have each day there’s a new encounter, each week is a new challenge.
No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction.
Well, when it comes to social media – there are just times I turn off the world, you know. There are just some times you have to give yourself space to be quiet, which means you’ve got to set those phones down. You can’t be reading all that stuff. I mean, that’s like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know? You would never do that. You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and I’m good with it. No. So why would you open yourself up to that?
Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.