An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it is also more nourishing.
– Henry Louis Mencken
To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal.
– C.S. Lewis
To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.
– William Londen
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.
– John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan
Whether you take a doughnut hole as a blank space or as an entity unto itself is a purely metaphysical question and does not affect the taste of the doughnut one bit.
– Haruki Murakami
The fuller the ear is of rice-grain, the lower it bends
– Malay Proverb
La Cucina Piccola Fa La Casa Grande
A Small Kitchen Makes a Big Home
– Italian Proverb
เมื่อคุณขุดอดีตขึ้นมา คุณฝังอนาคต ( Mêua khun khùt a-dèet khêun-mah khun făng a-nah-khót).
When you dig up the past, you bury the future.
– Thai Proverb
扮 猪 吃 老 虎 bàn zhū chī láo hǔ
Pretend to be a Pig, to eat the Tiger
Hide behind the mask of a fool, a drunk, or a madman to create confusion about your intentions and motivations. Lure your opponent into underestimating your ability until, overconfident, he drops his guard. Then you may attack.
– Strategy 27 of The 36 Stratagems
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