A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism.
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7th of your life.
Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.
The first law of dietetics seems to be if it tastes good, its bad for you.
Never offer what you’d hate someone for accepting.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
Henry David Thoreau
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
He who eats alone chokes alone.
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