Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.

François de La Rochefoucauld (

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.

James Mackintosh

It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.

We are discreet sheep. We wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.

If a person does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Emile Henry Gauvreau

Humans are creatures who spend their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.


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