I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Solitude is not measured by the miles of space that intervene between a man and his fellows. The really diligent student in one of the crowded hives of Cambridge College is as solitary as a dervish in the desert.
~Henry David Thoreau~
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. HENRY DAVID THOREAU
If you think you ought to be richer, then you will always feel poor. SIR BERNARD INGHAM
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. DALAI LAMA
If you wish to be a writer, write. EPICTETUS
If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right. HENRY FORD
If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. DOLLY PARTON
If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. EUBIE BLAKE
If you talk to someone in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. NELSON MANDELA
If I knew it would be the last time
that I’d see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep