and play hard. But don't confuse the two. –Unknown
The Situation gives rise to measurements.
Measurements give rise to estimates.
Estimates give rise to analysis.
Analysis gives rise to balancing.
Balance gives rise to triumph.
-R.L. Wing Translation of Sun Tzu
My object in living is to unite my avocation and my vocation
As my two eyes make one in sight. -Robert Frost, Two Tramps
in Mud Time
It's a helluva
start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. –Lucille
To be fully successful, you must first be fully alive. -Carol
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life.
I don't think that's what we're really seeking. I think that
what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that
our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have
resonances within our innermost being and reality, so that we
actually feel the rapture of being alive. -Joseph Campbell
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things
that matter. -Martin Luther King Jr.
It is best
to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
depends on how you balance your life's equations between positive
and negative experiences and attitudes. –Kall
You must hear
the birds song without attempting to render it into nouns and
verbs. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
you would live happily, do not exaggerate life's evils, nor
slight her blessings. –Joubert
then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great
equalizer of the conditions of men–the balance-wheel of the
social machinery. –Horace Mann
When we put
our misfortunes in one scale of the balance, each of us lays,
in the other, all that he deems to be happiness. The savage
flings feathers and powder, and alcohol into the scale; civilized
men some gold, a few days of delirium; but the sage will deposit
therein countless things our eyes cannot see–all his soul, it
may be, and even the misfortune that he will have purified.
can change the world if you care enough. –Marion
upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not
on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. –Charles Dickens