Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.
– Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
Monthly Archives: December 2016
“Read over your compositions and, when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.”
— Samuel Johnson
Snāw-gebland (Old English; n):
obtestv. to call heaven to witness; to protest against
“People don’t think how they feel, they don’t say what they think and they don’t do what they say.”
– David Ogilvy
A pleasure that comes when the mind is at rest.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
– Luke, 19.10