One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.
– Iris Murdoch
As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly.
– Lew Wallace (1827-1905)
If songs could make you do something we’d all love one another.
– Frank Zappa
In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
– Henry David Thoreau
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
– Bertrand Russell
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because, while both parties came prepared to forgive, neither party came prepared to be forgiven.
– Charles Williams