The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied. Lucretius
You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.
Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
“Embrace who you are and your divine purpose. Identify the barriers in your life, and develop discipline, courage and the strength to permanently move beyond them, and keep moving forward.”
“When iron and carbon come together, there emerges steel! To be something stronger and better, you must mostly unite with something else and melt in something else!”
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
“If you ever know a man who tries to drown his sorrows, kindly inform him his sorrows know how to swim.”
“Don’t waste your time trying to provide people with proof of deceit, in order to keep their love, win their love or salvage their respect for you. The truth is this: If they care they will go out of their way to learn the truth. If they don’t then they really don’t value you as a human being. The moment you have to sell people on who you are is the moment you let yourself believe that every good thing you have ever done or accomplished was invisible to the world. And, it is not!”
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,
Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing,—
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”
“While adding to and modifying this …Landscape with Fruits and Vegetables in the foreground by Abraham Bloom 1600-1651 … when finished I noticed one guest at the party I had not brought forth. Can you spot it?”- MYMM