Inspirational Quotations #492

I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.
Jean Anouilh

The richest endowments of the mind are temperance, prudence, and fortitude. Prudence is a universal virtue, which enters into the composition of all the rest; and where she is not, fortitude loses its name and nature.
Voltaire

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Thomas J. Watson

Death is not the greatest loss in life, the greatest loss is what dies in us while we are still alive.
Norman Cousins

We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
Marcel Proust

If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.
Thomas Carlyle

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.
Gustave Flaubert

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