The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves.
Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it a charm.
What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement
To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
Dateline Mesopotamia, 3500 B.C. That's when the multi-faceted sounds we call music got its humble beginnings. It seems clappers were sent out the the fields to scare evil spirits away. These clappers started getting into the beat of their duty and, bingo, you got drums. From there, horns, strings, reeds, the whole orchestral gestalt. So, born in staving off death, music continues to nourish us in a variety of forms as different as the colors of the spectrum.
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.