Sunday, 12 November 2017

Good advice for life


All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.

J.R.R. Tolkien

When the jail sentence comes, it is best to face it with wintry realism, devoid of bitterness or self-pity. 

Jonathan Aitken

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.

William James

Life isn't coursework, baby. It's one damn essay crisis after another. 

Boris Johnson

All happiness depends on courage and work.

Honoré de Balzac

Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money.

Gerald Brenan


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  2. I doubt that someone as priviledged as Boris Johnson has had much essay crises in his life if any at all.

    As for the last quote...I'm really glad that I've woken up and I no longer feel that way.