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Nature

 

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.

Henry George Bohn

 

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure , and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.

Lorraine Anderson 

 

Necessity

 

Necessity is the mother of invention.

George Farquhar

Passion

 

Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Patience

Patience is passion tamed

Lyman Abbott

 

Patient waiting is often the highest way of doing God's will.

Jeremy Collier

 

Path

 

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Perseverance/persistence

 

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

 

Forget what is behind and strain toward what is ahead. Press on toward the goal.

 

Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising everytime we may fall.

Oliver Goldsmith

 

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

Henry Ward beecher

 

 

Planning/preparation/prepared

 

Those who do not plan for the future will have to live through it anyway.

 

Chance favors prepared minds

 

He who would leap high must take a long run.

 

 

Your life can't go according to plan if you have no plan.

 

 

Poverty

 

A poor man is not one without a cent. A poor man is that one without a dream.

 

Problems/trouble

 

And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.

Lord Byron 

 

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

 

Never meet trouble halfway.

Difficulties are things that show what men are.

 

Every path has its puddle.

 

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

 

Reading

 

A person who won't read has no advantage over one who cant read.

 

 

 

Regret

 

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

 

Restrictions

 

Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return.

Edward M. Forster 

 

Revenge

 

Not sharp revenge, nor hell itself can find a fiercer torment than a guilty mind.

John Dryden

 

Rest

 

Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

William Cowper

 

When I rest I rust.

Fritz Thyssen

 

Risk

 

 

If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space.

Anonymous

 

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.

Jewaharlal Nehru

 

Risk, there is no real living without it. Die we all must, but try to knock all risk out of our lives and we lock ourselves tighter and tighter into a safe, comfortable, deadly box, and we die too, without ever having lived.

Alex Noble

Risk is essential. There is no growth or inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what is best, why not try something else?

Alex Noble

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T. S. Eliot

Everything is sweetened by risk.

Alexander Smith

 

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

Rabindranath Tagore

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

 

Romance

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

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