“Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.”
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird, former NBA basketball player.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent. -Horace Walpole, novelist and essayist (1717-1797).
“There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us. ”
“Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.”
Mary Tyler Moore.
“Authority is never without hate. ”
- Of Paradoxes and Caves(rogueclassicism.com)
“You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness. ”