All work of man is as the swimmer's: a vast ocean threatens to devour him; if he front it not bravely, it will keep its word.
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
Worship is transcendent wonder.
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.