Category Archives: Philosophy

Children

Kindness to children, love for children, goodness to children—these are the only investments that never fail. Henry David Thoreau

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Don’t let your sadness take you down

“A sad soul can kill you quicker, much quicker, than any germ.” Henry David Thoreau

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Observation by Emerson

“How much of human life is lost in waiting.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Don’t forget to live along the way

Life is short.  Don’t take your best parts to the grave.

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Jobs, Work, and Taking Control of Possessions

Here are a few thoughts composed on a beautiful and idle day, home from my thankless, and often tedious job, while plotting my escape.  Just a bit of a ramble. “A man is rich in proportion to the number of … Continue reading

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