When I was young I was sure of everything; in a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before; at present, I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed.
* John Wesley
Four be the things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, and friend and a foe.
* Dorothy Parker
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
* Samuel Johnson
No matter how much you feed a wolf, he will always return to the forest.
* Russian Proverb
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise.
If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.
* Taisen Deshimaru
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
* Khalil Gibran
Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
* Harry Emerson Fosdick
Instinct teaches us to look for happiness outside ourselves.
* Blaise Pascal
Do not waste a minute-not a second-in trying to demonstrate to others the merits of your performance. If your work does not vindicate itself, you cannot vindicate it.
* Thomas Wentworth Higginson