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“Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy. ”
“No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.”
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.
- From Mark Twain to Ray Bradbury, Iconic Writers on Truth vs. Fiction (brainpickings.org)
- Mark Twain’s Top 15 Timeless and Witty Quotes (ibtimes.com)
- Quote for the Day: Mark Twain (Success) (konkerer.com)
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)
- Positive Thinking: How to Change Your Future (michellecareer.wordpress.com)
- Listening to Emerson; Go Be Self-Reliant (notanothermillennial.com)
- Equanimity (wildwesterngirl.wordpress.com)
- Favorite Quotes II (leslierittoperourblog.typepad.com)
- Quotes are not always cheesy (lifeisfunandgames.com)
- Channeling Ralph Waldo Emerson (salon.com)