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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
He who laughs, lasts.
He who mistrusts most should be trusted least.
He who parades his virtues seldom leads the parade.
He who puts up with insult invites injury.
Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life. This life in the present.
Henry David Thoreau
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
How many cares one loses, when one decides to be not something but someone.
How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and that there will never be a time when it is not now.
How to succeed: try hard enough. How to fail: Try too hard.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Humour is emotional chaos remembered in a moment of tranquillity.
I always knew that looking back at my tears would make me laugh, but I never thought that looking back at my laughter would make me cry.
I am a part of all that I have met.
Lord Alfred Tennyson
I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
I am not a failure if I don't succeed; I am successful because I tried.