It is better to rise from life as from a banquet — neither thirsty nor drunken.
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- It’s best to rise from life like a banquet, neither thirsty or drunken.
- Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
- In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
- They [Young People] have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things — and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning — all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything — they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.
- The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
- Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.