The hardest arithmetic to master is
that which enables us to count our
A preoccupation with the future not
only prevents us from seeing the
present as it is but often prompts
us to rearrange the past.
You can never get enough of what
you don't need to make you happy.
Our greatest pretenses are built up
not to hide the evil and the ugly
in us, but our emptiness. The
hardest thing to hide is something
that is not there.
The search for happiness is one of
the chief sources of unhappiness.
With some people solitariness is an
escape not from others but from
themselves. For they see in the
eyes of others only a reflection of
Glory is largely a theatrical
concept. There is no striving for
glory without a vivid awareness of
The game of history is usually
played by the best and the worst
over the heads of the majority in
Category: Being Yourself
Men weary as much of not doing the
things they want to do as of doing
the things they do not want to do.