Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
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Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
Images also help me find and realise ideas. I look at hundreds of very different, contrasting images and I pinch details from them, rather like people who eat from other people
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I was exceedingly delighted with the waltz, and also with the polka. These differ in name, but there the difference ceases
A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
I at least have so much to do in unraveling certain human lots, and seeing how they were woven and interwoven, that all the light I can command must be concentrated on this particular web, and not dispersed over that tempting range of relevancies called the universe.
Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
A verse from the Veda says, ‘What you see, you become.’ In other words, just the experience of perceiving the world makes you what you are. This is a quite literal statement.
Seek not to be Rich, but Happy. The one lies in Bags, the other in Content: which Wealth can never give.