“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
Henry David Thoreau
It may be an unwise man
who doesn’t learn from his own mistakes,
but it’s an absolute idiot
who doesn’t learn from other peoples’.
“Youth is the gift of nature
but age is a work of art.”
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
Boogie while you’re young
Pierce your tongue
Dye your hair green
Eat fat, not the lean
Don’t give a lick what makes you tick
Eat, drink and be merry
because if you tarry
you’ll soon be too old
all covered with mold
And have to scrap it off with a stick
You can put a saddle on a pig,
call it a horse . . .
but don’t try to ride it.
“What you FEEL only matters to you
What you DO is what matters to others”
We humans tend to think that because people are capable of change they will change. Most of us hope and wait for the other person to do the changing.
Maya Angelou said it most succinctly:
“When people show you who they are,