The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
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Logan Pearsall Smith (October 18, 1865-March 2, 1946) was an American essayist and critic who settled in London. He was known for his aphorisms and epigrams. His autobiography Unforgotten Years (1938) is probably now his best known work.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ...
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Newt: We'd better get back, 'cause it'll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night... mostly.
He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' -- those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.