Worth Remembering

“They intoxicate themselves with work so they won’t see how they really are.”–Aldous Huxley

“Most people perform essentially meaningless work. When they retire, that truth is borne upon them.”–Brendan Francis

“Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.”–Thomas Carlyle

“There is no wisdom without leisure.”–Jewish proverb

“We can never have enough of nature.”–Henry David Thoreau, Walden

“To love what you do and feel that it matters–how could anything be more fun?”–Katharine Graham

“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”–Denis Diderot

“The length of your life is less important than its depth.”–Marilyn Vos Savant, Reader’s Digest (1992)

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”–Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, 1878

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”–Amelia Earhart

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”–Miriam Beard

“Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends on the tides of the mind.”–Alice Meynell

“Only those who dare, truly live.”–Ruth P. Freedman

“Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing.”–Helen Keller, The Open Door

“Be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.”–Buddha

“It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.”–Ethel Percy Andrus

“In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom.”–J.G. Ballard, Running Wild

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