"Men are much oftener thrown on their knees by melancholy than by agreeable passions."
I’ve always loved quotes, they save on original thinking. They allow us to understand, inspire and quantify. In truth, quotes often show us our current problems are not new. All that happens now has happened before.
“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself”. –Marlene Dietrich
"What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality."
“If someone succeeds in provoking you, realize that your mind is complicit in the provocation.”
“Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."
“This above all: to thine own self be true.”