An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.


Amelia Earhart (1897-1937, American aviator, author)


The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.


Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616, Spanish novelist, dramatist, poet)


One way of getting an idea of our fellow-countrymen's miseries is to go and look at their pleasures.


George Eliot (1819-1880, British novelist)


I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.


Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961, American writer)


If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.


Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, British author)


Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which never can return.


Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, British author)


Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.


Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592, French philosopher, essayist)


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