Living happily quote

28 Jun

All men, brother Gallio, wish to live happily, but are dull at perceiving exactly what it is that makes life happy: and so far is it from being easy to attain the happiness that the more eagerly a man struggles to reach it the further he departs from it, if he takes the wrong road; for, since this leads in the opposite direction, his very swiftness carries him all the further away. 

On the happy life by Seneca 

Strength of mind

30 May

It is an unconquerable strength of mind, knowing the world well, gentle in its dealings, showing great courtesy and consideration for those with whom it is brought into contact.

On the happy life by Seneca 

Highest good quote

30 May

The highest good is a mind which despises the accidents of fortune, and takes pleasure in virtue.

On the Happy Life by Seneca

Home quote

30 May

It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home. There may be black ingratitude in the thing, and the punishment may be retributive and well deserved; but that it is a miserable thing, I can testify.

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 

Secret quote

24 May

Secrets were what you kept in your head. Let them out and you might never know who would find them. 

The spy in question by Tim Sebastian 

Intelligence quote

24 May

Intelligence was nothing more than reading the right things. Finding and interpreting, straining ad squeezing till you have it all in the pot. Then sifting piece by piece, picking the truth from the lies, the clean from the dirty.

The spy in question by Tim Sebastian 

Temporary life quote

24 May

Nothing is forever – not even failure.

The spy in question by Tim Sebastian 

Birth and death quote

24 May

When you are born you cry and everyone else laughs. Try to live so that when you die you laugh and everyone else cries.

The spy in question by Tim Sebastian

Protecting the weak quote

24 May

The law`s greatest responsibility is to protect the weakest members of our society. Rich people can usually take care of themselves.

The Appeal by John Grisham 

Gay rights quote

24 May

Why shouldn`t two mature and consenting gay adults who are in love and want all the responsibilities and obligations and commitments and duties of matrimony be allowed the same privileges and legal rights as two heterosexuals ? 

The Appeal by John Grisham 

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