It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
-- Sir Edmund Hillary
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
A Friend is a treasure. More precious than Gold, For love shared is priceless And never grows old.
I'm gettin' kinda fond of you, kid. Not that I wanna pick out curtains or anything!
One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.
Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest.
W. H. Auden
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice -- no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.