Nature is full of freaks, and now puts an old head on young shoulders, and then takes a young heart heating under fourscore winters.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It does not need that a poem should be long. Every word was once a poem. Every new relationship is a new word.
Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players.
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Seek not to be Rich, but Happy. The one lies in Bags, the other in Content: which Wealth can never give.
There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.
The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.
If you do not take control over your time and your life, other people will gobble it up. If you don’t prioritize yourself, you constantly start falling lower and lower on your list.
Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
I’m not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead – ahead of myself as well as you.