Do the difficult things while easy

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.  -Lao Tzu

Let It Be

And when the brokenhearted people, Living in the world agree, There will be an answer, let it be -McCartney

To Live

To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it. – Samuel Butler

Facts

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. -Aldous Huxley

Solitude

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. – James Russel Lowell

The Secret of Getting Ahead

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, then starting on the first one. – Mark Twain

In the Sunshine

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. -Louisa May Alcott

Awaken

Life and death are of supreme importance. Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken. Take heed, do not squander your life. –¬†Dogen Zenji

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Try to be Happy

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, – as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours. – Thomas Fuller

A Fair Reputation

A fair reputation is a plant, delicate in its nature, and by no means rapid in its growth. It will not shoot up in a night like the gourd of the prophet; but, like that gourd, it may perish in a night. -Jeremy Taylor

A Man’s Reach

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for? -Robert Browning

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