There is no kind of peace which may be purchased on the bargain counter.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
—Aesop (Greek Fabulist)
Man never knows what he wants; he aspires to penetrate mysteries and as soon as he has, he wants to reestablish them. Ignorance irritates him and knowledge cloys.
—Henri Frederic Amiel (Swiss Philosopher)
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
—William Eugene Drummond (American Architect)
Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one.
—Harold Warren Lewis
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people brings happiness.
—Harold Kushner (American Jewish Religious Leader)
Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.
—Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw) (American Humorist)
Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment.