If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again.
If we did all the things that we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
‘Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.’ Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow’s work slop backwards into today’s, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow.
another phrasing: If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.
“Where there is a will there is a way,” is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so – to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
Surfing is good for the soul, worries seems to drift away as you scan the horizon for the next wave.
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.