Avoid Pain

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. —Aristotle

You Can Change Your Mind

I wanted to be a theologian; for a long time I was unhappy. Now, behold, God is praised by my work even in astronomy. —Johannes Kepler

Dream, Always

A man who doesn’t dream is like a man who doesn’t sweat. He stores up a lot of poison. —Truman Capote

Find Your Strength

You have power over your mind not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. —Marcus Aurelius

Soak It All In

Realize that life is glorious, and that you have no business taking it for granted. Care so deeply about its goodness that you want to spread it around. —Anna Quindlen

Take Your Time

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. —Aristotle