I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward
It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.
Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude
and contemplation - at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will
not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from
the lonely places.
Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong. Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention. The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.
Love is life’s snow. It falls deepest and softest into the gashes left by the
fight - whiter and purer than snow itself.
Have you not succeeded? Continue! Have you succeeded? Continue!
The history of the human race is a continual struggle from darkness
into light. It is, therefore, to no purpose to discuss the use of knowledge;
man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, is no longer a man.
is it not in the struggle to obtain knowledge that hapiness exists? I am
very ignorant, consequently the conditions of happiness are mine.