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Here are a few great quotes and things that I’ve randomly come across lately.

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
Tony Robbins.

An adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.
C. S. Lewis.

A girl of sixteen deserves no credit for her looks. Beauty at sixty is her souls doing.
Anonymous.

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.
Tim Keller.

idiot n. A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling.
The Devil’s Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce.


beauty n. An aesthetic radiance that delights the soul; a quality much admired in women, landscapes and tropical fish, but curiously out of favor in art throughout the modern era.

cat n. A soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle.

egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.
The Cynic’s Dictionary,
by Rick Bayan.


Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides
(c. 480–406 BC).

In Ages of Faith, the final aim of life is placed beyond life.
Alexis de Tocqueville.

But what if man had eyes to see the true beauty–the divine beauty, I mean, pure and dear and unalloyed, not clogged with the pollutions of mortality and all the colours and vanities of human life–thither looking, and holding converse with the true beauty simple and divine?
Plato’s Symposium.