Meaning of A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. :Ralph Waldo Emerson
It’s unthinkable not to love –you’d have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you’d have to be Philip Larkin.
I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment… an inner sense of fulfillment that’s relatively independent of external circumstances.
Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.