The question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but rather, “Can they suffer?” ~ Jeremy Bentham
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
~ Bertrand Russell
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed “Wisdom.” And then I know exactly what is going to follow: “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
~ John Stuart Mill
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
~ Lao Tzu
God wants you to remember the good, what He has done for you and in your life.