Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. 13 more words
“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows of the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience.
Kindness. Remember that concept? Right now, it seems to be a forgotten virtue. Perhaps it has been misplaced, along with common sense. :) When I was in grade school, the Nuns always emphasized the Golden Rule. 186 more words