John Berry

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.

Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is any thing you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings.

Barbara Hall

You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.

The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.

Henri-Frederic Amiel

The man who insists on seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides.

Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

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