Thursday, August 28, 2014

On leisure

"Life is work, rest, and recreation, and depending on that recreation is the story of one's success of failure." - F.D. van Amburgh
"I am never less at leisure than when at leisure, nor less alone than when I am alone." - Scipio Africanus 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Fear

"The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears." - Arthur Benson
"No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear." - Cicero
"If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost." - Lloyd Douglas
"Never take counsel of your fears." - Andrew Jackson 
 
 

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Living

"Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live." - Henry Van Dyke
"Live and let live is not enough; live and help live is not too much." - Orion Madison
"You ought to know how to rise above the trivialities of life, in which most people are found drowning themselves." - D. T Suzuki