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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.


Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.

Vaclav Havel


Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.




The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Jean de la Bruyère


There is no index of character so sure as the voice.



How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! When it speaks it ravishes all senses.

Philip Massinger




Marriage is an adventure , like going to war.

Gilbert K. Chesterton 


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 



The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers; a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson 




The wealth of a man is the number of things which he loves and blesses, which he is loved and blessed by.

Thomas Carlyle


The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.

Dave Weinbaum



Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Francis Bacon




People do not lack strength. They lack will.

Victor Marie Hugo


Will is character in action.

William McDougall


Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.




The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.



Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use.




A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.

Rudyard Kipling




Words are merely the vehicle on which thoughts ride; and when the vehicle creaks too loudly in the wheels it distracts attention from the cargo.

James Randolph Adams




Work is worship


Folks who never do anything more than they get paid for, never get paid for anything more than they do.





Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures , that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

Gilbert K. Chesterton 



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