Meaning of First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. :Epictetus
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment