“Kind words are the music of the world.” F. W. Faber
“I worked like a horse and I ate like a hog and I slept like a dead man.” Rudyard Kipling, “Captains Courageous”
“I don’t profess to be profound; but I do lay claim to common sense.”
Charles Dickens, “David Copperfield”
“Like many men who override the opinions of others, Challenger was exceedingly sensitive when anyone took a liberty with his own.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I charge thee, fling away ambition:
By that sin fell the angels.
-William Shakespeare, “Henry VIII”