Although the road is never ending, take a step and keep walking, do not look fearfully into the distance…on the path let the heart be your guide for the body is hesitant and full of fear.
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If people misunderstand you, do not worry…it is your voice that they hear, but what goes through their mind is…their own thoughts.
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Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Independence? That’s middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
The most heterogeneous ideas are yoked by violence together; nature and art are ransacked for illustrations, comparisons, and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtlety surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought and, though he sometimes admires, is seldom pleased.
What men call social virtues, good fellowship, is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter, which lie close together to keep each other warm.
As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. Our riches will leave us sick; there will be bitterness in our laughter; and our wine will burn our mouth. Only that good profits, which we can taste with all doors open, and which serves all men.