Quotes and Conundrums

"Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole."

Vicki Baum

"You have not lived a perfect day, even though you have earned your money, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you."

Ruth Smeltzer

"Outwardly I am 83, but inwardly I am every age, with the emotions and experience of each period."

Elizabeth Coatsworth

"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."

Marcus Tullius Cicero

"In this age, which believes that there is a shortcut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest."

Henry Miller

"Luge strategy? Lie flat and try not to die."

Carmen Boyle

"Every man should periodically be compelled to listen to opinions which are infuriating to him. To hear nothing but what is pleasing to one is to make a pillow of the mind."

St. John Greer Ervine

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