I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
A good upbringing means not that you won’t spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won’t notice it when someone else does.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 1860 – 1904
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthur, 1880 – 1964
Bodies are cleansed by water; the mind is purified by truth.
Horace Mann, 1796 – 1859
Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.
Edith Wharton, 1862 – 1937
VIRGO – The Perfectionist (Aug 23 – Sept 22)
Dominant In relationships. Conservative. Always wants the last word.. Argumentative. Worries. Very smart. Dislikes noise and chaos. Eager. Hardworking. Loyal. Beautiful. Easy to talk to. Hard to please. Harsh. Practical and very fussy. Often shy. Pessimistic.
Wow… that’s me, totally.
Especially very smart and beautiful. Yeah, that’s right!
But they forgot humble! 😉
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.