“And so they were - puppets who answered to the pulling strings of precedent and established convention.” From Charles Alden Seltzer’s Two Gun Man
“People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.” From Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird
Henry David Thoreau
Let us spend one day as deliberately as Nature, and not be thrown off the track by every nutshell and mosquito’s wing that falls on the rails. Let us rise early and fast, or break fast, gently and without perturbation; let company come and let company go, let the bells ring and the children cry — determined to make a day of it. Why should we knock under and go with the stream? Let us not be...