I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth.

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Leon Tec

A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

C. Kent Wright

To sway an audience, you must watch them as you speak.

Vegetarianism is harmless enough, though it is apt to fill a man with wind and self-righteousness.

Dive into the sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.

Hortense Calisher

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action: I will write it out.


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