Words and Quotes
Alain de Botton
24 Oct 1932 // 16 Jul 2012
Educator, Author, Businessman
First Things First: To Live, To Love, To Learn, To Leave a Legacy (1994)
1 // 1
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Comments and Image
1 // 1
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
"A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
© Words and Quotes 2014-2107