22: It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work
he is to do in this universe. Thomas Carlyle.
23 Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. Bertand Russell
36 To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often. Cardinal
John Henry Newman
72 And if your friend does evil to you, sayto him, "I forgive you for what
you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?" Nietzsche
72 Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living. Einstein
78 It is almost impossible systematically to constitute a natural moral
law[wrong, more time]. Nature has no principles[yes DD]. She furnishes us
with no reason to believe that human life is to be respected. Nature, in
her indifference, makes no difference between right and wrong. Anatole France.
78 The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest
number. Francis Hutcheson.
79 No man is above the law, and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's
permission when we require him to obey it. Theordore Roosevelt
82 I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for
information, and to my conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics
tht form their own peculiar professions and pursuits. John Locke
83 The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the
facts--the less youknow the hotter you get. [DooDoo] Bertrand Russell
86 The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill-temper
87 Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument
and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful
willingness to let life take the form it will. Alistair Cooke
92 To put away one's own original thought in order to take up a book is a
sin against the Holy Ghost. Arthur Schopenhauer.
92 My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the
riches of India. Edward Gibbon.
98 The great tragedy of science--the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by
an ugly fact. Thomas Henry Huxley
99 Genius is eternal patience. Michelangelo
100 Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible; thought
is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit.
100 The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the
bane of our profession. Sherlock Holmes
101 Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength
of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless
scrutiny of logic. Wm. Gladstone.
101 The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms.
102 The minute a phrase becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking
accurately to the end of the sentence. Oliver Wendell Holmes.
122 I look upon every day to be lost in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
123 Do not choose for your friends and familiar acquaintance those tat are
of an estate or quality too much above yours ... You will hereby accustom
yourselves to live after their rate in clothes, in habit, and in expenses,
whereby you will learn a fashion and rank of life above yourdegree and estate,
which will in the end be your undoing. Matthew Hale
138 Nature's laws affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you
are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman. Luther Burbank
143 The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible,
and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as
far as possible friendly rather than hostile. Bertand Russell
150 A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart,
and his next to escape the cenusres of the world. Joseph Addison
154 No passion so effectively robs the mind of its powers of acting and reasoning
as fear. Edmond Burke
166 Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury--to me these have always
been contempible. I assume that a simple and unassuming manner of life is
best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. Albert Einstein
175 I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world;
but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions,
because they would take away my liberty. Geo. Santayana
176 One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. The word is love.
176 The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the
time to do what your want to do. Leontyne Price
177 In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one
wants, and the other is getting it. Oscar Wilde
178 You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way,
and the only wy, it does not exist. Nietzsche
178 What is the use of running when we are on the wrong road. Bavarian proverb
180 Do not choose your wife at the dance, but in the field of grain among
the harvesters. Slavic Proverb