With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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I have found it to be the most serious objection to coarse labors long continued, that they compelled me to eat and drink coarsely also.
Dear to us are those who love us… but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
If the fairest features of the landscape are to be named after men, let them be the noblest and worthiest men alone.
Success must include two things: the development of an individual to his utmost potentiality and a contribution of some kind to one’s world.