It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
No person has the power to have everything they want, but it is in their power not to want what they don't have, and to cheerfully put to good use what they do have.
— Seneca, Moral Letters, 123.3(resource)Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
All the Good Things
Sister Helen Mrosla
He was in the first third grade class I taught at Saint Mary's School in Morris, Minnesota. All thirty four of my students were dear to me, but Mark Eklund was one in a million. Very neat in appearance, he had that happy-to-be- alive attitude that made even his occasional mischievous delightful.
Luckily, you're not trying to be Batman. But all too often you and I act like we are. We think we always have to be perfect. One failure and it's all over. But you're not Batman. You can fail and quit and learn. In fact, that's the only way you can learn.
—Eric Barker, (resource) Barking Up the Wrong Tree
You are already a millionaire- your creativity makes it so
In my view, Mark Twain expressed a great deal of wisdom with these words: