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Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.

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Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down read more

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

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Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than men understand.

Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than men understand.

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There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.

There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.

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If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard read more

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.

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With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown.

With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown.

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Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, read more

Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.

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We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop read more

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. -Mark Twain.

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Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.

Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.

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