Thought makes every thing fit for use.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap, than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
No facts are to me sacred; none are profane; I simply experiment, an endless seeker, with no past at my back.
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In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some single pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.
For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.