The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them: a man may live long, yet get little from life. Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. From ‘Essays”
Ideals are like the stars; we never reach them. But, like the mariners of the seas, we chart our course by them.
When I am playing with my cat, who knows whether she have more sport in dallying with me, than I have in gaming with her?