God gives every bird his worm but he does not throw it into the nest. – Swedish proverb
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs – jolted by every pebble in the road. – Henry Ward Belcher
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe. – Abraham Lincoln
I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. – Thomas Jefferson
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- from the Tao Te Ching