There are always peaks and valleys encountered in one’s life journey in time and space.
“It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends.
But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy
is the quintessence of true religion”
— Mohandas K. Gandhi
“Get action. Do things; be sane;
don’t fritter away your time; create, act,
take a place wherever you are and be somebody;
— Theodore Roosevelt
“Fix reason firmly in her seat,
and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.”
— Thomas Jefferson
“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain
what I consider the most enviable of all titles,
the character of an honest man.”
— George Washington
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Well, the road to the heavens is also paved with good intentions and bad intentions. Because we never know, and never will know, the side effects of our actions that we in-tend — for our actions are ex-tensions that we can’t at-tend to, by definition.
And all of us have good intentions, in beginning, at least, and many still have good intentions to the end.
However, most people don’t enjoy directly dealing in the negative – they don’t like to think or talk about negative things, about themselves,
and sometimes others…
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